.New York, NY, USA
FDI flows declined most strongly in the UK, Italy, Russia, Germany, Brazil and the US. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • A UN report said global FDI collapsed in 2020 by 42% to an estimated $859 billion
  • Fund flows fell by 69% to an estimated $229 billion in developed countries
  • FDI in South Asia rose by 10% to $65 billion

.Genève, Switzerland
The decline of global FDI will bottom out in 2021, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Sunday. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The global foreign direct investment flows are set to go through a U-shaped recovery: United Nations
  • FDI collapsed last year, falling by 42%, from $1.5 trillion in 2019 to approximately $850 billion in 2020
  • The UN report predicts a further 10% drop in 2021 in FDI

India’s large market will continue to attract market-seeking investment (Photo Credit : Unsplash/representative)

  • A positive but lower economic  growth post pandemic reported
  • India's large market will continue  to attract  investments
  • The government introduced intensified  FDI screenings from neighbouring countries

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The notice comes exactly a month after the SC issued notice seeking its response on a PIL for regulating OTT platforms. (Representational/Pixabay)

  • The ministry, in its notice, has laid out the detailed actions to be undertaken by eligible entities
  • Centre recently brought OTT platforms  besides other online news under the ambit of the I&B Ministry 
  • GoI now has powers to regulate policies and rules for the digital space