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The battle for biotech rages on

Countries all over the world are fighting for a share of the potentially lucrative biotech market, with emerging markets going all out to challenge traditional strongholds. Karen Thuermer assesses which locations are out in front or showing the strongest potential.

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Turkey’s terror crackdown unnerves foreign investors

A blacklist of German companies allegedly linked to the Gülen movement and the PKK has caused a new diplomatic spat between Ankara and Berlin, even pushing the German foreign minister to publicly question the state of Turkish rule of law. But the economy keeps growing fast, and foreign investment has recovered from the slump in 2016. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Work visas versus protectionism: the winners and losers

As global business takes stock of Brexit and headline-grabbing US policy decisions, working visas are ripe for reform. Some countries are already benefiting, as Erika Morphy reports.

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European office rent up as vacancy levels fall: Savills

The average rent for office space in European central business districts was up 2.5% in the first quarter of 2017, according to Savills.

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Brazil uncertainty remains despite Temer vote

The economic and political turbulence in Brazil continues, with president Michel Temer surviving a corruption vote in August. However, the country remains an FDI hotspot.

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Rolls-Royce makes biggest UK investment in a decade

Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has defied the climate of uncertainty surrounding Brexit by making a £150m investment.

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Cuba enjoys surge in inward investment

While yearly figures are erratic, FDI into Cuba has risen overall in the past five years, aided by agreement between previous US president Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro. Edna Rodriguez reports.

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Growth of e-commerce pushes investor interest in logistics

European cities still face challenges relating to logistics, says JLL report.

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Investors least bullish for years, says AT Kearney

AT Kearney's confidence index shows a much more muted outlook by investors, but predicts a continuing appetite for FDI. Karen E Thuermer reports.

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fDi’s Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2017/18 – the winners

Singapore takes fDi’s crown once again as Asia-Pacific City of the Future, with Tokyo retaining its second place and Hong Kong rising to third. Cathy Mullan breaks down the results.

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Shanghai wins out as 2017 biotech FDI hotspots are revealed

The biotechnology sector has seen increasing levels of investment and job creation in recent years, and has become an important sector for those charged with investment attraction. Cathy Mullan reports on the locations getting it right. 

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fDi’s Island Economies of the Future 2017/18 – Sri Lanka takes the summit

Sri Lanka has been named fDi’s Island Economy of the Future for 2017/18, with Cyprus and the Dominican Republic ranking second and third. Cathy Mullan reports.

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Dubai out in front in Middle East and Africa for FDI projects

MENA projects Q1 2017

Dubai saw 51 projects in the first quarter of 2017, the most in the region

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