China Overtakes U.S. as Top Country for Foreign Investment

According to data from the United Nations, China was the largest recipient of new foreign direct investment in 2020, overtaking the U.S. for the first time. The Chinese economy brought in $163 billion in investment as the coronavirus outbreak spread across the world. That compares to the $134 billion attracted by the United States.

Biden Signals Support for Africa

President Joe Biden, who promised to increase partnerships with Africa, said he plans to attend the next African Union summit.

In a video message to this weekend’s African Union summit, Biden promised to work with Africans on his key priorities of fighting the virus and climate change and also to advance diplomacy to end the continent’s conflicts.

PROMATDX Online Trade Event

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April 12-16: Online Trade Show

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