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Frankfurt (Oder) makes the most of its connections

Frankfurt (Oder) enjoys a favourable strategic location, within close proximity to Berlin and with access to both the German and Polish markets. Natasha Turak looks at how this makes the small city unique when it comes to attracting investment.

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China and IP ownership: a risk worth taking?

China's record for not recognising intellectual property ownership is a concern for many foreign companies doing business there. But staying away from such a vast market is not an option for an ambitious global player. Erika Morphy looks into ways of avoiding IP pitfalls when doing business in the country.

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The battle to bring in the data centres

Data centres form the backbone of the ICT industry, so it is no surprise to see numerous locations jostling to become global data centre hubs. Karen Thuermer looks at which regions are leading the pack and why.

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Hilton increases sub-Saharan Africa expansion

The Hilton hotel group is spending $50m on buying and rebranding sub-Saharan African hotels in the wake of increased business travel growth in the region. Louis Bearn reports.

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New Zealand First’s Peters likely kingmaker in hung parliament

New Zealand’s inconclusive general election in September leaves the New Zealand First party as a credible coalition partner for Labour or the National party. Lucia Dore reports.

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Call to modernise Puerto Rico infrastructure following hurricanes

Puerto Rico was already struggling economically when it was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Now experts are calling for an essential upgrade of infrastructure as part of the rebuilding process. Jason Mitchell reports.

Trend Tracker

Latam financial services show six-year FDI decline

Latin America has suffered continuous declines in FDI projects and investment between 2011 and 2016 and the trend looks likely to continue this year. Edna Rodriguez reports.

FDI into China shows rapid decline since 2013

China has been experiencing an alarming drop in FDI since 2013. Katie Morrison reports.

European logistics FDI struggles to maintain 2016 resurgence

After a three-year decline, greenfield FDI into Europe's logistics, distribution and transportation sector rebounded strongly in 2016. However, so far in 2017, the upward trend does not look sustainable, as Cara Lyttle reports.

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fDi Global Free Zones of the Year 2017 – the winners

The UAE's DMCC Free Zone has achieved a hat-trick, winning Global Free Zone of the Year for the third time running. Compatriot Jebel Ali Free Zone is runner up for the second year, with other award winners hailing from all around the world. Cathy Mullan reports.

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China named 2017’s fastest growing nation brand

China’s national brand has increased significantly in 2017 at 44%, reflecting a general global dynamic where Asian countries are advancing while Western countries are stagnating.

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fDi’s Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2017/18 – the winners

Singapore takes fDi’s crown once again as Asia-Pacific City of the Future, with Tokyo retaining its second place and Hong Kong rising to third. Cathy Mullan breaks down the results.

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Business services leading FDI sector in Asia-Pacific by jobs created

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The business services sector added 12,806 jobs in Asia in Q2, 2017

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