Argentina’s new president is newly opening the country to foreign investment by lifting many of the restrictions typical of the often troubled years of the Kirchners. The newly-launched national Investment and Trade Promotion Agency is already dealing with 130 companies that showed interest in developing projects worth some $23bn, its president Juan Procaccini tells fDi, although the economy is still in the process of recovering.
Nicaragua seems not have learned from years of political turmoil, which is bad news for potential investors in Central America’s poorest country.
The result of the US election in November will hinge in large part on the number of voters who feel betrayed by globalisation, which in turn is placing pressure on free-trade agreements. Natasha Turak explores whether a victory for Donald Trump's protectionist policies would dent the US's leading global FDI role.
Despite increases in the existence of and compliance with anti-corruption measures, the region still lacks confidence in its businesses’ integrity.
Investment in Hungary is fighting back after hitting a ten-year low three years ago.
The region and its capital Barcelona are showing strong growth, both nationally and in the context of Europe.
Total investment, jobs and capex all on the slide, although Kenya and Ghana are improving.
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.
Singapore has been crowned fDi’s inaugural Aerospace City of the Future, with Dubai in second place and Shanghai in third. Cathy Mullan reports.
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