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.

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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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Has China developed a taste for European investment?

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.

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.

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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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