According to the report, outflows from India, the main source of FDI in South Asia, more than doubled to United States dollars 11 billion.
Foreign direct investments (FDI) into Morocco reached $2.7 billion in 2017, up 23% compared with a year ago, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
"Downward pressure on FDI and the slowdown in global value chains are a major concern for policymakers worldwide and especially in developing countries", said Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
Saudi reforms launched two years ago aim to boost FDI to $18.7 billion by 2020, in order to create jobs - unemployment among Saudi citizens is almost 13 percent - and help diversify the economy beyond oil exports.
FDI into Morocco's financial sector also expanded, as banking relations with China deepened, says the document, noting that strong diversified investment made in the country contrasted with declines in FDIs to the rest of North Africa wherein FDI flows were down 4 per cent to $13 billion.
After acquiring a 26 per cent stake in Vankorneft (Russian Federation) in 2016, it bought a 15 per cent stake in an offshore field in Namibia from Tullow Oil (founded in Ireland and headquartered in the United Kingdom) in 2017.
Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies
His most recent work involved three solo albums which were given a belated CD release in February 2006, but only in Japan. No cause of death was given. 'Thank you, Danny Kirwan . "Danny was a huge force in our early years", Fleetwood wrote.
By the end of 2017, ONGC had 39 projects in 18 countries, producing 2,85,000 barrels of oil and oil-equivalent gas per day.
The investment downturn in 2017 also partly reflected a decline in the global average rate of return on foreign investment, which fell to 6.7 percent from 7 percent.
Developing-economy investors from China and South Africa, followed by Singapore, India and Hong Kong (China), are among the top 10 investors in Africa.
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell by 23 percent in 2017, down to $1.43 trillion from $1.87 trillion in 2016. The GVC slowdown shows a clear correlation with the FDI trend and confirms the impact of the FDI trend on global trade patterns.
The current government had initiated some reforms seeking to strengthen the business environment and improve governance in order to attract foreign investors and also talked up plans to diversify the economy under its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). "Investment in productive assets will be needed to achieve sustainable development in the poorest countries".
The report shows that FDI remains the largest external source of finance for developing economies.
In response, Trump attacked Trudeau on Twitter, calling him " dishonest & weak ". "He's a pathetic little man-child". Trudeau pledged to impose new tariffs on the imported United States goods to defend Canadian workers.
Vehicles covered by the recall include 2010 through 2013 Forte compact cars and 2011 through 2013 Optima midsize cars. All six crashes were reported to NHTSA between 2012 and 2017, but it was unclear when they occurred.
Judge Christine Van den Wyngaert, Presiding Judge in this appeal, read a summary of the Judgment during a public hearing. The 55 year old who fled DRC after losing a presidential poll was arrested in Belgium in 2008.
Another judge reached the same conclusion with regards to fatal foetal abnormalities, but not in the case of rape and incest. It is only permitted if a woman's life is at risk, or there is a permanent or serious risk to her mental or physical health.
He begins to discuss the North Korea summit around the 4:30 mark, and the trade threats come up around 8:30 and 19:30. Instead of attending the 2019 G7 summit, look for Trump to attend the 2019 G2 summit with Putin in Crimea .
The fifth stage on Friday, the second of four consecutive summit finishes, ends at Valmorel after 130 kilometres. Adam Yates, who'd made much of the early running in the stage, came home in third, 15 seconds behind Martin.
Trump said he has a list of 3,000 names of people who have been "treated unfairly" that he's considering executive clemency for. The family attorney for Ali said the family appreciates the sentiment of the pardon but that it is "unnecessary".
Hollywood star Olivia Munn has revealed she has dealt with "anxiety and sporadic bouts of depression " for most of her adult life. Suicide rates are up 31 percent over the last 15 years, and many employees, underpaid and overworked, are stressed.
THE Duke of Cambridge couldn't stop grinning as he crouched over the handlebars of a 208mph motorbike at the Isle of Man TT. We talked about his bikes and the fact that he has put it on the back-burner a little bit because of his children now'.
Steph Curry and the Golden Warriors don't want to visit the White House when they win their second consecutive year. President Trump said Friday he won't be inviting the victor of the NBA Finals to the White House.
In a post to Twitter the official Kingdom Hearts account announced the release date, along with debuting a short 10-second teaser. The list of "Video Games That May Never Actually Release" has just lost one of its most prominent members.
Smith-Pelly to skip White House visit if Caps win Cup
Devante Smith-Pelly tied Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday night with a pretty goal while he was falling to the ice. Smith-Pelly stopped a pass/shot with his skate and kicked it out to himself for a shot attempt. "I don't know, I don't know.
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
Regardless of who wins this year's Roland Garros, tennis players are in for a treat in both the men's and women's competitions. Nadal came in looking slightly more vulnerable than he did a year ago , in which he lost only 35 games in claiming the title.
Radicalised Stockholm truck attacker jailed for life
More than 100 people testified during the almost-three-month trial in a high-security chamber, including survivors and relatives. Akilov's defence attorney Johan Eriksson said his client was "disappointed that he was sentenced to life".
Nadal storms to 11th French Open title
Up a break at 2-1 in the third set, Nadal stopped serving after a fault because he couldn't straighten his left middle finger. The top-seeded Nadal won the match 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 at Roland Garros in Paris against Thiem , a 24-year-old who is ranked No. 7.
Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria’s Idlib
The toll is likely to increase due to a number of victims still under the rubble, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. It said the airstrike was carried out by Russian warplanes and is so far the deadliest in Idlib province this year.
Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic': WWF
Avid scuba diver Kasey Turner was snorkeling after work recently at a popular dive site in Manly, Australia. It is evident therefore that we need to look meaningfully at our consumption and production patterns.
Dead Or Alive 6 Making Fighting Easier For Beginners
Players will even see the characters' facial expressions changing dynamically - fierce scowls, pained grimaces and more. More fighters will join the final roster, including both fighters from previous entries and completely new characters.