Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in Brazil decreased by two percent in 2013, in comparison to 2012, and the country fell from fourth to fifth in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) FDI ranking.
These latest FDI results were included in the Global Investment Report released by UN agency last week. This is the first decline in this type of inflow in the country since 2009. Now Brazil is ranked behind Hong Kong, Russia, China and the United States in the volume of long-term foreign investments coming into . . .