fDi Markets Newswire:

Macri’s primary success could restore investor confidence in Argentina

Argentina’s deficit has deterred FDI but if president Mauricio Macri can follow up his success in the primary polls with an election win, the ensuing stability could boost investor interest. Jason Mitchell reports.

Ak-Chin

A reservation worth holding: the rise of the Ak-Chin industrial park

The industrial park of the Ak-Chin native American tribe, based in southern Arizona, provides a low-tax destination with a unique set of attributes thanks to its location within tribal lands. Karen E Thuermer reports

US flag and wall

The moment of truth arrives for Nafta negotiations

Negotiations are under way regarding the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the US, Canada and Mexico are being forced to take a hard look at their relative bargaining positions. Philippa Maister reports.

Federico Gutierrez

Medellín mayor looks to continue journey from violence to investment

The Colombian city of Medellín was once considered the murder capital of the world, but is now held up as a shining example of infrastructure investment and good governance. Mayor Federico Gutierrez tells Natasha Turak about the progress that has been made and the challenges that remain. 

Colombian oil

Are Colombia's oil wells at risk of running dry?

Falling oil prices are making Colombia’s shrinking reserves less commercially viable. The Office of the Comptroller General fears the country could lose its oil independence by 2021, and the government is increasing efforts to reactivate the investment cycle in the sector through new incentives and regulation. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

View from America: Ambition versus anxiety

The mood at the SelectUSA Investment Summit was a peculiar mix of aspiration and concern, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

Takashi Suzuki

Why Sakae cast its net over Idaho

Looking for a location for its R&D operations, Tokyo-based aluminium casting specialist Sakae Casting found eastern Idaho’s enthusiasm and academic structure – discovered in part due to a sister city relationship – a perfect fit for its first US venture. Courtney Fingar reports.

Venezuela protest

A Venezuelan retreat

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro’s referendum aimed at writing a new constitution has led to fears the country is heading towards dictatorship. foreign investors – already wary after years of political instability – are beginning to back even further away. Michael Deibert reports

Site selection for US Toyota-Mazda plant goes into overdrive

Toyota and Mazda have announced a $1.6bn auto assembly plant in the US, but the existing site in Mississippi faces stiff competition from a host of other states for the deal worth 4000 jobs. Erika Morphy reports.

Brazil uncertainty remains despite Temer vote

The economic and political turbulence in Brazil continues, with president Michel Temer surviving a corruption vote in August. However, the country remains an FDI hotspot.

fDi Tools

fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role: 

fdimarkets

For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here

fdibenchmark

To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here

fdireports

For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here

American Cities of the Future 2011/12

American Cities of the Future 2011/12

By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.