In the first half of 2010, there was a slight increase in foreign direct investment (FDI).
Experts say cautiously optimistic about the prospects for FDI in the short term and the full restoration of pre-crisis levels in the future. The report says UNCTAD (United Nation Conference on Trade and Development), the global flow of investment will be more than 1.2 trillion dollars in This year,, and is expected to further increase to $ 1.3-1.5 trillion next year and $ 1.6-$ 2 trillion in 2012.
The document, called "Investing in a low carbon economy" nonetheless noted that the outlook is still subject to risks, in including Uncertainty about the economic recovery in the world.
Half of the world's investment went to developing countries and transition economies.