UN releases foreign investment report
Foreign investment in the Czech Republic grew to 10.7 billion dollars in 2008 marking year-on-year growth of 294 million USD, according to a report published by the UN Conference on Trade and Development. The primary investors were the United States (316 billion USD), France (118 USD) and China (108 billion USD). The figures place the Czech Republic as the 32nd largest recipient of foreign investment in the world. Czech companies invested roughly 2 billion dollars abroad last year, ranking the country as the 46th largest global investor.