Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023
This document of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023 (ECLAC), presents the challenge of attracting and retaining FDI that contributes to sustainable and inclusive development in the region remains as relevant as ever, and countries must make efforts to enact the right kind of policies if they are to have FDI that supports their development process and allows for the realization of the potential of FDI to build capacities, create quality jobs, transfer technology and enhance the diversification and sophistication of the production mix. One of the main reasons given or using public resources to attract investment is the potential of FDI to drive production linkages and transfers of knowledge and technology, and thus support economic growth.
Table of contents
Executive summary .-- Chapter I. Foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023 .-- Chapter II. Foreign direct investment in non-renewable energies in Latin America and the Caribbean: challenges for the energy transition .-- Chapter III. Foreign direct investment in renewable energies: strategies to advance the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is the United Nations agency responsible for promoting the region's economic and social development.1
Created in 1948, ECLAC is dedicated to economic research. As of October 2022 its Executive Secretary is José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs of Costa Rica.