The volume of foreign direct investment from non-CIS countries increased 1.8 times compared to the first half of 2018, mainly due to their growth in FDIs
from Canada (8.9 times), UK (4.6 times), China (1.9 times) and the Netherlands (1.4 times).
These are differentiated from portfolio investments or 'hot money,' in that FDIs
are more important to the economy because these are actually invested in business operations that generate jobs.
The legal practitioner said that they would equally provide a combination of advisory (policy oriented) and technical assistance (action oriented) services in the field of FDIs
and enterprise development.
'It is when we create our own products, we can be self-sustaining and not rely on FDIs
,' he said.
74 that requires governmental and private bodies to provide all the necessary data and information for investors to calculate FDIs
and indirect foreign investments in accordance with international standards, noting that the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) will conduct surveys according to international standards to calculate Egypt's FDIs
In the Philippines, we have several government agencies promoting FDIs
, led by the Board of Investments (BOI), the Clark Development Corporation (CDC), the Philippine Export Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority.(SBMA).
'A possible trade deal between the US and China could lead to some pickup in Philippine trade, both exports and imports, and could encourage more FDIs
into the country,' the RCBC team said.
contracts will provide FM services across the UK defence estate, replacing existing arrangements when they come to an end.
One of the key sectors that have seen an uptick in FDIs
include wholesale and retail trade.
In addition, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), education, healthcare and hi-tech industries are other industries that will boost the growth of FDIs
. These sectors, along with other priority sectors, will witness a 15-20 per cent increase in the flow of FDI
between the end of this year and 2020, said Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Organising Committee.
Dubai ranked first globally in attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs
) for artificial intelligence and robotics; while the UAE ranked sixth in the global Smart Service Index, surpassing the US, UK and South Korea.
'However, the much-awaited jump in FDIs
is yet to come,' he said.