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A group of around 20 students and professors from Virtual Institute core member, the Belarus State Economic University, took part in a videoconference on the main findings of UNCTAD’s World Investment Report (WIR) 2017 and related foreign direct investment (FDI) issues April 10.
The WIR is one of UNCTAD’s flagship reports. It consists of three parts: global and regional trends, policy trends and issues, and a thematic issue changing from year-to-year. In 2017, the WIR focused on the rise of the digital economy and its implications for FDI and development. The presentation of these topics was delivered by report co-author, Kalman Kalotay, Economist at UNCTAD’s Division on Investment and Enterprise.