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FDI is drying up in the Polish renewable energy sector

Annual FDI project numbers in the Polish alternative/renewable energy sector have not reached double figures since 2008, and just one project was recorded in the sector in 2013.

Global real estate market sinks to a new low

Global real estate market sinks to a new low

The real estate sector took a pounding in 2013, with record lows forecast for foreign investment on a global scale. But on a regional level, the Asia-Pacific is seeing increased investment in the sector in what is thought to be an emerging trend.  

Inditex top investor in 2013

fDi Markets’ list of top foreign investors in 2013. 

Travel money

Travel money: where are investments in the tourism industry going?

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, attracting high levels of investment and creating millions of jobs. But what does it take to become a tourist hub, and is big investment alone enough to attract a mass influx of visitors?

New growth plan needed in CEE: McKinsey

A report by global consultancy McKinsey suggests that economies in central and eastern Europe adopt a new growth strategy to reduce the region's reliance on the western European economy.

Croatia has nothing to lose by adopting euro: CBG

Croatia is keen to adopt the euro as its currency, but that is unlikely to happen any time soon as the country struggles to meet the EU's five convergence criteria. 

Poland and Czech Republic fuel growth in FDI

Having driven FDI growth into central and eastern Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic are now looking further afield for investment opportunities.

Pomeranias power of three

Pomerania's power of three

When it comes to attracting crossborder investment, the Pomeranian region of Poland punches above its weight, helped in large part by Tri-City – three separate municipalities that work together to promote investment. fDi talks to the mayors of Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot. 

Breaking down borders in investment promotion

Breaking down borders in investment promotion

The competitive nature of investment promotion means that border cities still view their neighbours as rivals when it comes to investment promotion. But a handful of European border cities are bucking this trend.

Katowice mayor

A new image for Katowice

The city of Katowice in southern Poland is reinventing itself, shedding its image as a mining town and diversifying into alternative sectors, according to mayor Piotr Uszok

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