ECLAC forecasts a drop of between 45% and 55% in foreign investment in Latin America by 2020

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean will fall between 45% and 55% in 2020, as a result of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Globally, foreign direct investment amounts would drop by 40% in 2020, and from 5% to 10% in 2021. In this way, in 2021, FDI would reach its lowest value since 2005.

Source: ABI