Toyota’s $1.3bn investment in Kentucky is being hailed as a triumph by both the Japanese auto giant and US president Donald Trump. The move has improved relations between the two – whether or not it has been years in the pipeline.
Düsseldorf has been a popular destination for Japanese businesses wanting to set up a European base since the 1980s, and more recently Chinese companies have followed suit. Wendy Atkins looks at what the city offers investors from the Far East as well as the rest of the globe.
The prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, ruffled numerous feathers with his plans for an international airport on the small island nation. He talks to Courtney Fingar about the benefits the newly opened project will bring.
The US administration’s more conciliatory attitude towards Nafta is not just a relief for Mexico. Northern neighbour Canada has deep economic ties, which could lead to trauma if cut. Erika Morphy reports.
EY figures show executives are undaunted in their quest for mergers and acquisitions.
European cities still face challenges relating to logistics, says JLL report.
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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New York has once again been named fDi’s American City of the Future, topping the 2017/18 rankings, while San Francisco has held on to its second position with Houston third. Meanwhile, Canadian cities have shown most notable movement in the list, as Cathy Mullan reports.
An assessment of FDI expansions reveals which locations enjoy the most follow-up investments and why. Cathy Mullan analyses the results.
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