Russia becomes one of the top three global destinations for FDI

In 2013, for the first time, Russia was ranked as one of the top three destinations worldwide for foreign direct investment.

In 2013, for the first time, Russia was ranked as one of the top three destinations worldwide for foreign direct investment. The county attracted $94 billion in FDI in 2013, up 83 percent from 2012, according to UN figures. Experts believe Russia's leap from 9th to 3rd place in the ranking is due to a one-off factor – the acquisition of TNK-BP by Rosneft. Russia’s chances of maintaining or increasing this position this year depends mostly on the interest of foreign companies in setting up local production facilities to serve the Russian market.

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