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This year's World Investment Report focuses on the FDI downturn, its reasons and the role of national policies and international investment agreements (IIAs) to attract FDI and benefit from it. The report includes a statistical annex of 122 pages.
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The Investment Gateway is an online information system designed as a catalyst for sector-specific interaction, fostering strategic alliances and investment. It provides market regulators with a mechanism for implementing e-administration techniques and simplifying the domestic legal framework dealing with investment.
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The Investor Targeting Toolkit is based on UNCTAD's own research and capacity building programme in investment promotion. The toolkit is the reference manual for participants of the WAIPA workshops for managers and practitioners from IPAs and diplomats supporting the IPA overseas strategy. The tollkit features: fostering the understanding of FDI concepts and trends and targeting tools.
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Specially designed for developing countries, the Investment Compass is an interactive tool that analyzes the main economic and policy determinants that affect each country's investment environment. This tool allows countries to determine benchmark themselves and find their comparative advantage over 60 different indicators.
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The FDI Promotion Center is a free knowledge-sharing and learning resource for investment promotion practitioners - bringing together tools, reference guides and other best practice resources. It accommodates all levels of practitioners and covers a broad range of topics related to investment promotion, offering online access a growing collection of resources and tools that support IPAs seeking to attract and retain FDI.
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Investment Map assists investment promotion agencies in defining priority sectors for investment promotion, identifying potential investors in a given sector and identifying competitor countries for inward investment. Its main strength lies in the combination of data on
international trade, foreign direct investment, tariff and foreign affiliated companies into an easy-to-use, interactive Internet tool that allows analysis by sector, home and host country. It is produced by the International Trade Centre and UNCTAD in partnership with WAIPA and MIGA.

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The Investment Promotion Toolkit is a compilation of international best practices and aims to assist IPAs to attract and retain FDI. It consists of nine modules featuring: understanding FDI, developing an IPA, creating an investment promotion strategy, building effective partnerships, strengthening the location's image, targeting and generating FDI opportunities, servicing investors, monitoring and evaluating activities and results and utilizing IT.
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E-xchange ia an investment marketplace and discussion forum. The network supports, promotes and strengthen investment activities by providing a match-making showcase for investment projects and cooperation requests. Once registered, each member is free to post offers and requests.

"FDI Xchange is a free customized e-mail investment alert service from MIGA's
FDI.net providing investment promotion intermediaries a low-cost means to
communicate directly with prospective foreign investors who have registered
their country, sectoral and topical interests. To find out more about how to utilize this service, send us an email or visit FDI.net and register to receive FDI Xchange.
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FDI.net is a unique web portal that offers free,
on-demand country analysis and information on all things related to foreign direct investment in 175 countries. The site combines business and public resources with World Bank Group analysis to provide users with a single entry
point for the full-spectrum of information needed to make a decision about investing in a foreign country.
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The work programme on international investment agreements (IIAs) seeks to help developing countries to participate as effectively as possible in international discussions or negotiations on investment (at the bilateral, regional, plurilateral and multilateral levels).
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