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Portugal's long-term education strategy pays off

Portugal’s long-term educational policies are paying dividends, with a high proportion of young people speaking more than one language and even sporting a master's degree. This in turn is attracting international companies and creating conditions that could lure many overseas Portuguese back. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Colombian president awaits peace dividend

As Colombia finally reaches a long-awaited peace deal, the benefits in the shape of US aid and UN support are already being felt, and president Juan Manuel Santos is confident that investment will follow, as he tells Courtney Fingar.

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SelectUSA promises improved investment environment under Trump

In the absence of US president Donald Trump, who skipped the first national investment summit held under his administration, his cabinet secretaries were out in force beating a pro-business drum.

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Dallas-Fort Worth mayors strengthen Canadian ties

With the renegotiation of Nafta looming large, the mayors of Dallas-Fort Worth are renewing and enhancing Canadian relationships with a trade visit to Toronto and Quebec. Erika Morphy reports.

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UK hung parliament leaves investors hanging

The Conservative party failed to secure a majority in the House of Commons in June 8’s snap election. Lobby groups are pushing for a government to be formed ahead of imminent Brexit talks. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

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Economy major focus as Rouhani wins second term in Iran

While Hassan Rouhani was returned as Iranian president with a clear margin, he faces a tough job, as high unemployment persists and foreign relations remain volatile. Natasha Turak reports.

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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 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.

Sri Lanka retains most diversified island economy crown

The second annual fDi Diversification Index for Island Economies has again determined those locations that have the most diversified greenfield foreign investment portfolio. Sri Lanka and New Zealand remain in the top spots, while the Dominican Republic rises to third place. Cathy Mullan reports.

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Asian cities loom large in life sciences

Asia has been the destination for much life sciences investment since 2012, with city-state Singapore jostling with China’s Shanghai for top billing, and other regional cities appearing in the top 25.

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Warsaw Europe’s top FDI city by jobs created in Q1

Europe by jobs Q1 2017

Warsaw added 5314 jobs in the first quarter of 2017, leading the way in Europe 

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