The OECD reports on foreign direct investment flow regulation in EU Member States during the COVID-19 pandemic

UK FDI Hub: COVID-19 and foreign direct investment regulation* Introduction The OECD reports that even if economies begin recovering in the second half of the year, foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are expected to fall more than 30% in 2020 from 2019 levels, as a result of the policy measures taken by governments worldwide to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting recessions [1]. More than this, governments are swiftly introducing additional mechanisms to protect their state's essential security interests from acquisition by foreign buyers [2]. Depending on where you stand, these moves are either protectionist measures that increase the uncertainty of global transactions, or necessary actions on the part of each government to protect domestic businesses from post-pandemic

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