Latin American countries have a variable record when it comes to setting up special economic zones and providing an environment in which they can thrive. However, as Jason Mitchell finds, politicians are becoming increasingly aware of the advantages of SEZs and are acting accordingly.
Chinese and Indian tourists are providing a boon for some of the Pacific Islands. However, away form the stronger economies such as Fiji, the familiar problem of not enough top-quality hotels or long-haul flights means that the whole area is not quite reaching its full potential, as Brian Caplen discovers.
China’s newly appointed commerce minister, Zhong Shan, has pledged to lift restrictions and expand free trade zones to shore up declining FDI. Timothy Conley reports.
US president Donald Trump’s call for a multibillion-dollar investment into infrastructure through public-private partnerships has been attacked for being overblown – and likely to benefit private companies at taxpayers’ expense. Karen E Thuermer reports.
US consumer companies are opposing the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, which would hit those that import and sell in the US especially hard. Karen E Thuermer reports.
North American investment into China is following a downward trend that began in 2013. James Whitten reports.
Indian FDI from the UK fluctuated wildly in 2016, reports Julie Reynolds.
Despite a small drop in inbound greenfield project numbers, the latest figures on investment in Turkey show a strong increase in capital expenditure contrary to initial reports.
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An assessment of FDI expansions reveals which locations enjoy the most follow-up investments and why. Cathy Mullan analyses the results.
With the number of FDI projects into the Benelux region reaching a 12-year high in 2015, cities across these three countries are rapidly developing into foreign investment hubs. Naomi Davies reports on the top-performing cities when it comes to attracting projects.
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