World Investment Report 2020

Published on June 18, 2020
Current Context: United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the UN’s trade body has released ‘World Investment Report 2020’.
World Investment Report 2020
  • As per the report, India has become the 9th largest recipient of Foreign Direct investment for 2019.
  • In 2019, India has received $51 billion as FDI.
  • As compared to 2018, there’s been an increase of 20% in FDI.
  • As per the report, among South Asian countries, India has topped the list of the largest recipient of Foreign Direct investment for 2019.
  • The overall report is topped by the United States with $246 billion of FDI in 2019 followed by China with $141 billion of FDI in 2019.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of UNCTAD: Geneva, Switzerland
    • Secretary-General of UNCTAD: Dr Mukhisa Kituyi

Question: 

Q.1 India ranked at which position, in terms of FDI in 2019 as per ‘World Investment Report 2020’ by UNCTAD? 
a. 12th
b. 9th
c. 14th
d. 16th

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