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UN Sees Strong Rebound in Global Investment Outlook for 2021

  • Global foreign-direct investment reached $852 billion 1H 2021
  • FDI inflows to the U.S. jumped 90%, driven by cross-border M&A
Record Cash Pours Into $4 Billion Fund In Infrastructure Bet
Photographer: Michael Ciaglo/Bloomberg

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Global foreign-direct investment flows showed a strong rebound in the first half of 2021 led by high demand for infrastructure projects, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.