Between January 2012 and December 2014, Belgium's business services sector has seen a continuing reduction in investment.
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
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.
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.
There is pressure on Brussels to dissolve crossborder protection treaties, though even the European Commission concedes they have their uses.
Brussels and EU member states are battling for control over investment policy, denting overseas confidence in the region.
More often than not the first on the scene in developing countries, Chinese investors are now putting more money than ever into the advanced economies of Europe. Michal Kaczmarski and Nicholas Whey Yeap look at the reasons behind this shift in strategy.
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.
FDI from North America into France recorded year-on-year declines between January 2012 and December 2014.
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