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Mongolia: after the bust

The collapse of commodity prices continues to drag down the Mongolian economy, though an IMF loan could provide a short-term solution.

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Turkey seeks to heat up FDI following failed coup

The Turkish government regained control after the coup attempt in July 15, and extended an initial three-month state of emergency. Investors have not fled the country, reports Jacopo Dettoni, but inflows are drying up.

Smart growth for Sydney

Sydney takes smart route to expanding horizons

Sydney's population growth rate is such that it will soon no longer be able to spread outwards. To accommodate this rise, data and technology are increasingly being used to provide solutions. Douglas Clark reports on the city's smart thinking.

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High hopes for a digital boost to Asia

Asia’s growing digital economy could be a global answer to falling trade figures, business leaders told a roundtable in London.

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Odessa leads Ukraine’s tourism comeback

The Black Sea resort of Odessa has been an unexpected beneficiary of Russia’s manoeuvres in the region.

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Nepal FDI commitments down after tough year

After suffering first a devastating earthquake, then a trade blockade with major investor India, Nepal has seen its FDI plummet in the past year. Ongoing political instability has not helped.

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Interstate investment into Texas on the decline

The amount of money flowing from the rest of the US into Texas is on a downward trend.

Will Argentina break its FDI slump in 2016?

In the past four years, Argentina has witnessed jobs, projects and capital expenditure dropping off. However figures for the first half of 2016 are more promising. Edna Rodriguez reports.

Asia-Pacific business services FDI into US continues to fall

Business services projects are following a downward pattern year on year since 2013. James Whitten reports.


Nation brands 2016

Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and investment attractiveness.

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From Rankings

Global Free Zones of the Year 2016

DMCC of Dubai win the overall title of fDi's Global Free Zone of the Year for 2016, but the success stories are spread far and wide. 

Chinese provinces of the future 2016-17

Chinese Provinces of the Future 2016/17: the winners

Shanghai province has once again proven its credentials as an investment magnet and dominated fDi’s Chinese Provinces of the Future ranking, with Beijing and Guangdong retaining their respective second and third places. Cathy Mullan examines the results.

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Real estate top FDI sector for Middle East and Africa

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Real estate was the MEA’s top sector by capital expenditure in Q1, 2016, with $14.98bn spent.

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