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Foreign investment to region grows 64 percent

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


 

Foreign direct investment to Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean grew 64 percent in 2013, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD.

The figure represents foreign investment worth $49 billion, boosted primarily by the acquisition of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo's remaining shares by Belgium's Anheuser-Busch InBev for $18 billion.

For the whole of Latin America, foreign investment grew 6 percent last year.

Full story (in Spanish)