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  1. UN: Foreign direct investment largest since 2000

    According to the United Nations' 2007 World Investment Report, published on 16 October, global foreign investment inflows amounted to US $1,306 billion in 2006, which is a 38 percent increase over 2005 and comes close to the record-setting $1,411 billion of 2000. The UN Conference on Trade and Development ranked the worldâ''s top 100 non-financial TNCs by foreign assets. Of the top 100 TNCs, 58 belonged to six industries: motor vehicles (11), petroleum (10), electrical and electronic equipment (10), pharmaceuticals (9), telecommunications (9), and electricity, gas and water services (9). I've pulled out only that small sliver of TNCs that …

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