Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Presidents Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico and Ricardo Martinelli of Panama lead the way in boosting foreign direct investment in Latin America. (Photo: Mexican President's Office)
While Brazil still garners most FDI, Panama leads in FDI as a percent of GDP.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Mexico and Panama led
the way in Latin American growth in foreign direct investment last year,
according to a Latinvex analysis of FDI data from the United
Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Meanwhile, when measuring FDI as a percent of GDP, Panama replaced Chile as Latin America’s leader, according to Latinvex analysis of data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) .
El Salvador is the big loser both in terms of overall FDI, FDI growth and FDI as a percent of GDP.
MEXICO AND BRAZIL
Mexico led the way ...
Keywords: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela