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Investing Across Borders is a World Bank Group initiative comparing regulation of foreign direct investment around the world. It presents quantitative indicators on economies' laws, regulations, and practices affecting how foreign companies invest across sectors, start businesses, access industrial land, and arbitrate commercial disputes.

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Investing Across Borders Investing Across Borders 2010 provides selected indicators of foreign direct investment regulation in 87 economies.

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REGULATING FDI IN LATIN AMERICA

Regulating Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America - Indicators of investment regulations and options for investment climate reforms report was published in partnership with Development Bank of Latin America. The report focuses on the region and five countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
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