- Supporting digital competitiveness can help economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Foreign direct investment in the digital economy can especially help bring technology, know-how, jobs and growth to developing countries.
- What are some policies, regulations and measures that governments can adopt to attract digital foreign direct investment?
COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work almost overnight. Analysts are struggling to keep pace with the impact on economies, sectors and firms. One thing that we already know, however, is that this crisis is accelerating an […]
2018 was a historically significant year for Asia and the Pacific: for the first time, it became both the largest destination for and source of foreign direct investment globally. The region attracted 45% of global foreign direct investment inflows and was responsible for 52% of global outflows. The sheer scale of both inward and outward investment in the region raises important questions about the impact these investment flows can have on helping countries achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its […]
In 2015, leaders of the world made a collosal promise to eradicate poverty, to protect the planet and to ensure peace and prosperity by 2030. This promise are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. a collection of 17 goals, with 169 targets, addressing the main challenges of the humanity. In total 5 million people from 88 countries took part in making consensus on such a broad development agenda. […]