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Analysts: FDI screening uptick worrisome for global development

June 10, 2021 at 6:06 PM
Foreign direct investment screening mechanisms have proliferated in recent years, worrying some researchers who say such policies -- shaped by geopolitical rivalry with China and economic fallout from the pandemic -- might unintentionally inhibit economic development. Government policies overall, including FDI screening mechanisms, have become less favorable to foreign direct investment since 2015, and must be “reset” to counter declining global FDI inflows, according to a new report by Simon Evenett and Johannes Fitz of Global Trade Alert, an independent...

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