GENEVA — Amid worldwide economic turmoil, total foreign direct investment is forecast to decrease 20 percent this year to $1.6 trillion from a record $1.83 trillion in 2007, according to a United Nations report.
“The strong tightening of credit standards and the rise in risk premiums, especially for buyouts by collective investment funds, are likely to subdue cross-border M&As,” according to the “World Investment Report” by the UN Conference on Trade & Development.
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