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View from Europe: How to beat the Brexit blues

Continental rivals will swoop if the UK cannot create a convincing post-Brexit culture for investment. 


Brexodus: will foreign investors leave or remain in the UK?

IPAs from all over Europe are eyeing a piece of the UK's foreign investment inflows as uncertainty clouds the mind of investors in the aftermath of the June 23 referendum in which the country voted to leave the EU. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

Kris Peeters

Belgium minister takes the safety first route

Kris Peeters, Belgium’s minister of employment, economy and consumer affairs, talks to Courtney Fingar about addressing safety fears and the possible consequences of Brexit for his country.

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Slovenia hopes to persuade investors and locals to love FDI

Foreign investors have largely ignored Slovenia over the past few years, a situation that suits many in the country who see outside investment and privatisation as a threat to national interests. Recent government moves seem to have lessened this mutual distrust, but will it lead to a loving relationship? Michal Kaczmarski investigates.

Vladimir Semashko

Belarus deputy PM eyes FDI and privatisation push

The recent lifting of sanctions coupled with a keen desire to diversify its trade into global markets means Belarus is making a renewed effort to court outside investment. Its deputy prime minister, Vladimir Semashko, describes to Natasha Turak how the country intends to achieve these goals.

German Cities of the Future 2016-17

German Cities of the Future 2016/17: the winners

The financial hub of Frankfurt has topped the table in fDi’s 2016/17 German Cities of the Future ranking, with strong showings also from Munich and Berlin. Cathy Mullan analyses the results.

German Cities of the Future 2016-17

German Cities of the Future 2016/17: a city-by-city guide

Given the record levels of FDI that Germany recorded in 2015, it is clear that the strategies of investment promotion agencies and local governments are having a positive impact, encouraging inward investment. Cathy Mullan reports on how the country's cities are putting themselves on the map.

FDI in Hungary recovers gradually

Investment in Hungary is fighting back after hitting a ten-year low three years ago.

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Will banking crisis derail Italy's M&A renaissance?

Italy is experiencing renewed interest among financial investors, which is materialising in intense M&A and private equity activity. But an unfolding banking crisis and the uncertain outcome of a key constitutional referendum are casting new shadow over its horizon, as Jacopo Dettoni reports.

EU cities offer financial alternatives to London post-Brexit

EU cities are courting London's financial community post-Brexit, but the uncertainty about what happens next and the inertia that ties firms to the UK's capital means there are unlikely to be any quick decisions about businesses leaving the City. 

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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