A letter from German economic senator Cornelia Yzer inviting London's tech entrepreneurs to decamp to Berlin grabbed headlines in the UK shortly after the Brexit vote. So how proactive are tech hubs at attracting start-ups, and do such campaigns work? Michal Kaczmarski investigates.
As a Crown Dependency, Jersey is neither part of the UK or the EU. Amy Bryant, chief operating officer at investment promotion agency Jersey Finance, tells fDi how this special status leaves it unaffected by the Brexit uncertainties swirling nearby.
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.
India names its fast-growing mobile phone market and low labour costs as two good reasons for Chinese companies to move to India, although China fears such migration could lead to job losses at home.
The amount of money flowing from the rest of the US into Texas is on a downward trend.
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.
Business services projects are following a downward pattern year on year since 2013. James Whitten reports.
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.
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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