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FDI in Africa Drops by 18% in 2020, Says UNCTAD

Foreign Direct Investments last year fell by 18% in Africa, compared to a year before. In a report issued on Monday, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said the bad performance was due to a sharp decline (-63% YoY) in Greenfield investments and international financing projects (-40% YoY). …

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FDI Flows in Africa Fell by 28% in H1 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows in Africa dropped by 28% over the first six months of 2020, a UNCTAD report issued on October 27 showed. The situation is, according to the document, mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic which disrupted the global economic activity. Between January and June 2020, FDI …

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