Estadísticas alimentarias y agrícolas

Foreign direct investment flows to agriculture 2010–2019

Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) is defined as an investment which aims to acquire a lasting management influence (10 percent or more of voting power) in an enterprise operating in a foreign economy.

The latest FAOSTAT update includes data on foreign direct investment flows to agriculture for the period 2010-2019.

In this period, global FDI inflows increased by 4.0 percent from USD 1.46 trillion to USD 1.52 trillion, and global FDI outflows fell by 16.6 percent from USD 1.4 trillion to USD 1.2 trillion.

Over the same period, FDI inflows to agriculture decreased by 7.6 percent from USD 5.1 billion in 2010 to USD 4.7 billion in 2019, and FDI outflows to agriculture decreased by 92.4 percent from USD 3.2 billion in 2010 to USD 241.2 million in 2019.


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