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Merton serves up an investment alternative in London

Merton serves up an investment alternative in London

The location for the world-renowned Wimbledon tennis tournament, the south-west London borough of Merton is looking to also be known as an investment hub. The local council is flagging up the area's young, educated workforce, while at the same time creating an environment that these residents can both work and play in.

The Millennial effect- how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business

The Millennial effect: how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business

Driven by a desire to make a difference and masters of social media, Millennials are changing the world, one hashtag at a time. But companies ignore this demographic at their peril.

Oakland County blossoms to become Michigan investment hub

Oakland County blossoms to become Michigan investment hub

Oakland County in Michigan has suffered along with near neighbour Detroit in recent years, with the decimation of the auto industry bringing high unemployment levels to both locations. However, Oakland's long-standing commitment to attracting investment is behind a remarkable turnaround over the past couple of years.

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Chinese investors snap up Japanese real estate

Property in cities such as Tokyo and Nagasaki are increasingly attractive to Chinese investors, who are lured by solid returns and Japan’s strong rule of law. However, political tensions are inhibiting the market's potential for growth.

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Logistics Index shows China waning; India, UAE and Malaysia rising

The logistics industry is taking a downbeat view of China, while India is now seen as the country with the most potential for growth.

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Russia to slash public spending by 10%

The slump in oil prices means the Russian government has little choice but to make deep cuts to balance its budgets

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Russia loosens its grip on CEE FDI inflows

Russia remains the leading destination for FDI inflows in central and eastern Europe, but its share of the market has been in steady decline since 2012.

Logistics FDI into Latin America experiences increase

Logistics, transportation and distribution FDI into Latin America experienced period of increase between January 2012 and December 2014.

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OECD: Global FDI flows up in first half of 2015

Global FDI has increased in the first half of 2015, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 

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fDi National Championship – semi finalists

North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana and California are battling it out for the title of fDi National Champion. And with California’s ability to attract investment in the Software and IT services sector, the other states may be scrambling to catch up. 

Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015

fDi’s Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015/16 – The Winners

Singapore has triumphed in this year’s ranking of cities across the Asia-Pacific region, with Tokyo rising through the ranks to take second place and Taipei following in third position.

From Locations

fDi Global Free Zones of the Year 2015 – Winners

fDi’s Global Free zones of the Year celebrates those zones that are best in class, be it within their respective regions, at providing for a particular size of client, or improving their offering through reinvestments, expansions or upgrades. Cathy Mullan reports.

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Are IPAs the missing link in the SME supply chain?

For FDI projects to have a positive impact on a region, the investing company may need to connect with local supply chains, something that, as Michal Kaczmarski finds out, economic developers are well placed to help with. 

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How big data can help to find FDI opportunities

By combining traditional FDI attraction methods with big data analytics, investment promotion agencies can be more efficient and effective in attracting new companies to their regions, according to Steven Jast of ROI Research on Investment.

Why UK LEPs must blow their own trumpets

Why UK LEPs must blow their own trumpets

The UK may attract high levels of FDI, but there is an ever greater number of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) vying for this capital. To succeed in winning it, LEPs must be armed with the right expertise, a clear brand message and, of course, a distinct competitive advantage.

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fDi magazine December January

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London top European city for FDI projects in Q1 2015

London top European city for FDI projects in Q1 2015

In the first quarter of 2015, London was the leading European city for FDI projects, attracting more than three times the number of deals as closest rival Paris. 

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