European Commission announces anti tax avoidance directive

As part of its clampdown on tax avoidance, the European Commission has released its anti tax avoidance directive.

Switzerland remains attractive to investors

Investor sentiment towards Switzerland may have soured since the country voted against allowing mass immigration in 2014, but research shows that returns on investment in the country are still higher than elsewhere in Europe. 

Russia to slash public spending by 10%

The slump in oil prices means the Russian government has little choice but to make deep cuts to balance its budgets

Russia loosens its grip on CEE FDI inflows

Russia remains the leading destination for FDI inflows in central and eastern Europe, but its share of the market has been in steady decline since 2012.

Turkey on uncertain economic ground

Statistics from the International Monetary Fund show that Turkish economic growth looks set to continue worsening. 

Europe's life sciences hubs identified by report

A report comparing the life sciences sector in seven European countries shows that the industry is most concentrated in Germany, the UK and France.

View from the C-Suite: SBICAP seeks Indian summer

Investment bank SBICAP is betting on India's economic rise and international expansion, using its knowledge of the country to facilitate crossborder capital flows and business engagement.

In Dispute: Yukos, a foreigner in its own country?

Yukos's $50bn arbitration victory against Russia is being challenged by the country, and central to the challenge is the 'foreign-ness' of the oil company.

Ukraine seeks to fix investment landscape

Ukraine seeks to fix investment landscape

Ukraine's potential as an investment destination is well known in international circles, but so is its reputation for corruption and slow-moving business processes. Action is being taken to tackle both issues, but reversing decades of poor investment policies will not be easy.

Lithuania energy minister seeks greater independence

Lithuania has long recognised the need to become more energy independent. Energy minister Rokas Masiulis discusses the country's ambitious strategy to this end, which has seen it diversify its energy sources.

fDi On Location: Florence

 

 

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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