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FDI in India grew 17% to $28 bn in 2013: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:28

India ranked 16th among the top 20 global economies receiving the most FDI, witnessing a 17 percent growth to USD 28 billion.

Top tax haven got more investment in 2013 than India and Brazil: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 02:04

That was the fourth biggest haul of investment globally. The world`s biggest economy, United States, attracted $159 billion.

Africa records increased FDI in 2012, as global inflows fall: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 23:48

According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report released here Wednesday, even as global FDI fell by 18 percent, investment flows to the African continent increased by 5 percent last year to reach USD 50 billion.

India behind China in domestic use of software: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 22:30

India lags way behind China in domestic use of software as the country uses only 23 percent of total production, according to a UN report.

G-20 needs to redouble efforts to avoid trade tensions: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 15:18

India and other G-20 nations should redouble their efforts to avoid trade tensions among them even though new trade restrictive measures by member countries have slowed in the past five months, says a report.

China becomes world's largest FDI recipient

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 13:59

China has exceeded the US to become the world's largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of 2012, a report released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) showed.

Global FDI rises 16% in 2011; this year may see a slower increase : Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 12:45

Despite the ongoing eurozone crisis, global foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 16 percent to USD 1.536 trillion in 2011, a UN report sai

Global FDI to see moderate growth in 2012: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 17:54

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is expected to rise slightly to USD 1.6 trillion globally in 2012 from USD 1.5 trillion last year, a UN report said on Thursday.

Anand Sharma to lead Indian delegation to UNCTAD meet

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 14:02

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will lead India's delegation to the 13th session of the UNCTAD to be held in Doha from April 21-26.

India's GDP to grow 8.1% in 2011, second only to China: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2011, 20:05

The Indian economy is likely to expand by 8.1 percent in 2011, the fastest growth rate in the world after China, UN agency said Tuesday.

Global economic growth to slow down to 3.1% in 2011: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2011, 20:04

Projecting a slowdown in global economic growth in 2011 to to around 3 percent, compared to almost 4 percent last year, a UN agency Tuesday said developing economies could be affected by recession in developed nations.

Policymakers should not trust rating agencies: UNCTAD

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2011, 19:02

A UN body has cautioned against blindly trusting the "irresponsible" private financial institutions, including rating agencies, in economic policies and public finance management.