Foreign direct investment has become the major economic driver of globalisation, accounting for over half of all crossborder investments.
Companies are rapidly globalising through FDI to serve new markets and customers, map out their value chains in the most efficient locations globally, and to access technological and natural resources.
fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times Ltd, is the largest FDI centre of excellence globally. Specialising in all areas relating to foreign direct investment and investment promotion, the full suite of services includes: location advertising to generate brand awareness; industry-leading intelligence tools to develop FDI strategies and identify potential investors; and tailored FDI events and investor roundtables to meet target companies and generate business leads.
fDi Magazine – firmly established as the world's premier publication for the business of globalisation. Published on a bi-monthly basis with an ABC-certified, highly targeted circulation of 15,473, fDi Magazine provides corporate decision-makers and crossborder investment professionals with an up-to-date image of the ever-changing global investment map.
fDi Markets – the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.
fDi Benchmark – the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in more than 65 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for more than 700 locations around the world.
fDi Reports – provides sector, country, company and bespoke FDI reports which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.
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Crossborder investment monitor
fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.
Corporate location benchmarking tool
fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.
fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.Find out more.