Author: Justin Keay

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By Justin Keay

Back in 1987 the main recipients of foreign direct investment were developed markets, plus some of Asia's miracle economies. Emerging markets barely featured. Today Russia and Poland are in the top 25 along with India, and of course China has moved far up the rankings for FDI. The global financial crisis of 2008 accelerated the switch from a focus on developed to developing countries. Last year for the first time, developing and transition economies acquired more than half of all global FDI inflows.

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TOP 25 FDI DESTINATIONS OVER THE NEXT 25 YEARS

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