Brazil’s FDI fell by 30.8% y/y in January 2021
Brazil’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stood at USD 1.8bn in January 2021, compared to USD 2.7bn in January 2020, amid uncertainties regarding the effect of the pandemic on the country’s economy.
The net inflow of equity capital recorded a slight decrease to USD 2.8bn in January 2021, from USD 3bn one year earlier. On the other hand, the net outflow of intercompany lending, which occurs when intercompany amortizations exceed intercompany loans, stood at USD 944mn in January 2021, compared to USD 304mn in January 2020.
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