Laos may be landlocked, but Japanese investors are discovering the country’s value as an important manufacturing base for their larger operations in Thailand and beyond.
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For FDI projects to have a positive impact on a region, the investing company may need to connect with local supply chains, something that, as Michal Kaczmarski finds out, economic developers are well placed to help with.
Thailand's expertise in the life sciences sector has long remained under the radar, with a lack of investment preventing many of the discoveries from its scientific community making it to the commercial stage. But a government entity, the Thailand Centre for Excellence for Life Sciences, is looking to change this.
As part of its drive towards improving its investment environment, the Indian government has drafted a model bilateral investment treaty.
There was a marked increase in investment into China's automotive OEM sector between 2012 and 2014.
India's new draft model treaty is unlike any other found in the world, and it looks set to ruffle the feathers of a number of investors.
Asia's pharmaceutical industry is growing at a rapid pace, with demand among its population increasing too.
Kazakhstan is gunning to be the investment hub for the recently launched Eurasian Economic Union, but the collapse of the Russian rouble has left companies investing in the country struggling to turn a profit.
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