Ukraine slashes royalty rates for gas exploration

Speaking at the inaugural US-Ukraine Business Forum, Ukraine's finance minister Natalie Jaresko announced changes to the country's royalties scheme for gas exploration projects.

Year-on-year declines in North American FDI in France

FDI from North America into France recorded year-on-year declines between January 2012 and December 2014.

WTO praises strength of EU trade links

The World Trade Organisation has praised the EU for its contribution to global trade and FDI flows. 

Luxembourg ambassador outlines EU priorities

Speaking at a press conference in July, Luxembourg's ambassador to the US, H E  Jean-Louis Wolzfeld, discussed the topics that the country would be bringing to the fore during its six-month presidency of the EU.

Spanish regional elections end in indecision

Spain's June regional elections saw the country's two major parties loose votes, with most regions failing to choose a majority party.

Madrid records nearly half of Spanish IT FDI inflows

In 2014, Madrid was the most popular destination in Spain for FDI in the IT and software sectors.

Eurotorg checks out new markets

Eurotorg checks out new markets

Eurotorg has expanded rapidly in the past few years, growing from a small, local grocery chain into an international operation, with stores in three countries as well as an online service. Its challenge now is to maintain this momentum over the long term.

Russian SEZs mixed success

Mixed success: why SEZs in Russia and CIS are not fulfilling their potential

Special economic zones are being developed across Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent states. Their success will rest on their ability to overcome bureaucracy and customs issues. Jason Mitchell reports on the effects across the region.

Arkadiusz Bak

A little effort: why Poland's small cities should not be bypassed

Arkadiusz Bak of Poland’s ministry of economy explains why some of the country’s smaller cities should not be overlooked by foreign investors, but stresses that these locations also have to take a more proactive approach to FDI.

Start-up spaces for FDI

How could the rise of shared office space affect the world of FDI?

In recent years, co-working environments have gained huge popularity among start-ups. Michal Kaczmarski asks whether shared office spaces can also become a viable alternative for foreign companies entering new markets.

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The Tuscan city of Florence is best known for the treasures of its past, but a focus on the four key sectors of culture, education, fashion and lifestyle, and high technology is taking the local economy into the future.

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