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Pittsburgh at the forefront of the robot revolution

Pittsburgh is a global leader when it comes to robotics research and development, hosting numerous companies in the field drawn to the city's rich industrial heritage, highly skilled workforce and the expertise coming out of Carnegie Mellon University. Natasha Turak looks at how the city is building on this reputation.

Hiroyuki Ishige
From Locations

Jetro chief sets sights on a more investable Japan

With the Abe government aiming to increase Japan's stock of FDI to Y35,000bn by 2020, business and immigration reforms are a key pillar of its strategy to improve the business environment for foreign investors, as Hiroyuki Ishige, CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization, tells Jacopo Dettoni.

Ricardo Buryaile
From Locations

Food for thought: Argentina agriculture minister hopes to reap benefit of tax rethink

The new government in Argentina lifted most of the export taxes put in place during the years of Cristina Kirchner, giving local producers fresh incentives to boost production and exports, agriculture minister Ricardo Buryaile tells Jacopo Dettoni. The country is now aiming to use its vast and fertile land to feed 8% of the world population by 2020. 

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Chinese president hails globalisation at Davos

Xi Jinping, the president of China, has used his keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos to criticise the growing popularity of protectionist policies, and espouse the virtues of globalisation.

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NFTC makes preparations to work with Trump administration

US think-tanks and trade groups map out strategies to work with incoming Trump administration.

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FDI into Turkey experiences sharp decline in 2016

Terrorist attacks and a volatile political climate are taking their toll on Turkey’s FDI potential.

Automotive FDI in Hungary on the increase

The Hungarian automotive components and automotive OEM sectors show promising growth, reports Julia Klötzer.

Middle East business services continues downward trend

The Middle East’s business services sector is showing no signs of improvement, as figures from 2011 onwards illustrate. Cara Lyttle reports.

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fDi’s Global Cities of the Future 2016/17 – the winners

Singapore has retained its title of fDi’s Global City of the Future, with London holding strong in second place and Dublin edging out Hong Kong to claim third. Cathy Mullan reports.

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From Locations

fDi Strategy Awards 2016 – the winners

In the inaugural fDi Strategy Awards 2016, Barcelona’s investment promotion agency has taken top honours, with awards going to cities all over the world for their efforts to promote, attract and retain investment in categories as diverse as regeneration, expatriate support, technology centres and job creation incentives. Cathy Mullan reports.

Investors of the year - Amazon

fDi Investors of the Year 2016

Logistics powerhouses Amazon and Deutsche Post have ranked as fDi Magazine’s top investors for 2016, followed by Japan-based Mitsubishi Corporation. Cathy Mullan reports. 

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Software and IT top FDI sector by project number in the Americas in Q3 2016

Americas Top FDI Sectors by Project numbers, Q3 2016

The software and IT sector saw 108 projects in the Americas in Q3 2016

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