Europe poised for comeback, says EY

Europe FDI outpaced global figures in 2014, with the manufacturing and logistics sector recording double-digit growth. 

UK remains top FDI destination in Europe: UKTI

The UK’s FDI outlook remains positive, according to a report from UK Trade and Investment. 

FDI into Poland’s IT sector continues decline

FDI into Poland’s software and IT services sector declined between 2012 and 2014.

Belgium's business services sector continues downward trend

Between January 2012 and December 2014, Belgium's business services sector has seen a continuing reduction in investment.


Spain's star: what makes Navarre an Iberian investment hotspot?

The Spanish region of Navarre had a bumper year for FDI in 2014 and is outpacing the national average for GDP growth. Jules Stewart finds out what is behind the impressive numbers


A Polish connection: all roads lead to Opole

The small Polish city of Opole has landed some large investors, particularly in the food processing sector. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how it uses its excellent road connections to punch above its weight.

View from Europe: megacities and their big potential

Europe may not have many megacities, but those that is does have should be viewed as great business opportunities and as shop windows for the continent. 


Ukraine agriculture minister looks to sow the seeds of economic growth

Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine's minister of agriculture, is bringing about reform to the sector through a bout of privatisations and a simplification of the licence system. The private sector is responding to this positively, as Karen E Thuermer found out when she caught up with Mr Pavlenko at the US-Ukraine Investment Forum in July.


In Dispute: protection treaties are a bad thing, except when they’re not

There is pressure on Brussels to dissolve crossborder protection treaties, though even the European Commission concedes they have their uses.

TTIP vote leaves EU investor rights in legal limbo

Brussels and EU member states are battling for control over investment policy, denting overseas confidence in the region.

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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