World Investment Report 2014 was published by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on June 24, 2014.
The report projects that FDI flows could rise to 1.6 trillion dollars in 2014, 1.7 trillion dollars in 2015 and 1.8 trillion dollars in 2016, with relatively larger increases in developed countries.
India slipped one position to the fourth in the latest ranking of most favoured destinations for investment by transnational corporations. On the other hand, China retained its top position as the world’s most attractive investment destination followed by the US and Indonesia at second and third place respectively.
India was ranked 14th among the top 20 global economies, receiving the maximum FDI in 2013.