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The signing of Nepal’s biggest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) deal will see its newly elected government launch a $1.4bn project to tap into its Himalayan river hydropower resources.
The level of foreign direct investment into China has falling to its lowest point in two and half years, according to the latest data sets.
China has been revealed as the world’s third largest outbound investor last year. The second year in succession the Asian country has topped the list.
Foreign direct investment in Zimbabwe has slumped by more than half, according to the head of the African country's central bank.
Projects rose by 15% last year, numbering 799, as UK retained its position as Europe's number one destination for global investors while also increasing its market share, according to EY's annual UK Attractiveness Survey.
In addition to souring relations between Russia, Europe and the United States, further escalation of Russia's engagement in Ukraine could cost Russia more than 3 percent in GDP in real terms.
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) continues to rise from 4.7% in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2% in 2014.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China increased 10.4% year on year in the first two months of 2014, the government has announced, while the country's outbound investment slumped.
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