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Global Investment Flows Are Rebounding to Pre-Pandemic Levels, UN Says

  • Foreign-direct investment up 77% to $1.65 trillion in 2021
  • Cross-border M&A in the U.S. tripled in value to $285 billion

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Global foreign-direct investment flows surpassed their pre-pandemic levels in 2021, jumping 77% to an estimated $1.65 trillion, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.