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altIn this Vi multimedia teaching resource based on UNCTAD's latest World Investment Report, Kalman Kalotay, of the of the Division on Investment and Enterprise, gives an overview of world FDI, and outlines the changing geograpy of FDI flows. 
“There has been a dramatic change in the geographical composition of FDI in 2010,” Kalotay said. “For the first time, developing and transition countries represented more than half of the world FDI.”
Developed countries are still among the most important sources and recipients of FDI, but five of the top FDI recipients and three of the top FDI “exporters” are developing and transition countries.