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How the biotech bug is spreading

How the biotech bug is spreading

Widely considered the Holy Grail of inward investment, the biotech industry is perceived as possessing relative immunity to economic woes. With such potentially high rewards at stake, more and more destinations are trying to gain a foothold in the sector.

Tianjin siezes the tech initiative

Tianjin seizes the tech initiative

The Chinese city of Tianjin may lie in the shadow of investment behemoths Beijing and Shanghai, but it is still at the forefront of the country’s high-tech focus, with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area central to its strong FDI appeal.

Trade restrictions still a problem: WTO director general

In a speech made in February, Roberto Azevedo, director general of World Trade Organisation, stressed that while trade was likely to pick up in 2014, trade restrictions still posed a problem.

US exports at record-high levels

US exports are up again in 2013 thanks to Latin America’s appetite for US products.

Industrial Wuhan eyes high-tech future

Industrial Wuhan eyes high-tech future

The Chinese city of Wuhan may have its economic roots in heavy industry, but it is now looking to new sectors higher up the value chain to improve efficiency and foster growth. 

Travel money

Travel money: where are investments in the tourism industry going?

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, attracting high levels of investment and creating millions of jobs. But what does it take to become a tourist hub, and is big investment alone enough to attract a mass influx of visitors?

FDI recovery in 2013: Unctad

Data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's latest report shows that FDI inflows in 2013 reached a level comparable to the pre-crisis average.

Walmart to expand in China

Walmart has announced a plan to open more than 100 new stores in China.

David Cameron claims UK will become a "reshoring nation"

Speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, UK prime minister David Cameron was optimistic about the country's reshoring trend.

Hong Kong announces strategic education plan

In a bid to offset the negative impact of its ageing population and retain its position as one of Asia's leading destinations for FDI, Hong Kong is launching a series of new education initiatives.

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