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A learning curve: how foreign students can provide an FDI boost

As the number of foreigners studying in the US hits a new high, the investment benefits of hosting overseas students are becoming increasingly apparent to universities and local investment promotion bodies alike.

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Viva Tel Aviv: how the Israeli city's start-up culture is winning admirers

The start-up culture found in Tel Aviv boasts Barack Obama among its admirers. Indeed, the Israeli city's entrepreneurial spirit and hi-tech expertise has had multinational companies from all over the world sitting up and taking notice, as John West discovers. 

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Why a future focus pays in the technology world

The parallels between being an early investor in emerging markets and wearable tech may not be readily evident, but, as Sergio Koc-Menard explains, in both fields it pays to look beyond the here and now, and focus on shaping markets rather than simply joining them.

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Tehran takes first steps to reintegration

Iran’s nuclear deal has put Tehran in the investment spotlight, but the government will need to address the city’s considerable structural challenges.

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Ukraine slashes royalty rates for gas exploration

Speaking at the inaugural US-Ukraine Business Forum, Ukraine's finance minister Natalie Jaresko announced changes to the country's royalties scheme for gas exploration projects.

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Nigeria on "right track" says Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba

The new executive secretary and chief executive of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC), Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba, has expressed optimism about the country's future.

Trend Tracker

Year-on-year declines in North American FDI in France

FDI from North America into France recorded year-on-year declines between January 2012 and December 2014.

A strong first quarter for FDI into Dubai

Figures from the first quarter of 2015 show Dubai to be the leading destination for FDI in the United Arab Emirates.

Life sciences boom in Latin American and the Caribbean

Between 2012 and 2014 both the number of FDI projects and the capital invested in the life sciences sector in Latin America and the Caribbean has been on the rise.

Rankings

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Middle East & African Countries of the Future 2015/16 – the winners

Middle Eastern countries have dominated the ranking with United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia grabbing the top three places. 

Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16

Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16 – Winners

Costa Rica retains its position as the leading destination for FDI projects in fDi’s Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16 ranking.

American Cities of the Future

American Cities of the Future 2015/16 Winners

For the third consecutive ranking, New York City has reigned supreme as fDi’s American City of the Future, with San Francisco rising through the ranks to take second place and Houston placing third.

Investment promotion agencies

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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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London attracts most capex in Europe in Q1 2015

London attracts most capex in Europe in Q1 2015

London was the most popular destination city in Europe for FDI capital expenditure in the first quarter of 2015. 

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