Scotland is looking ahead to independence from the rest of the UK, with plans to capitalise on scientific achievements and innovations.
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The retail industry is getting greater recognition and support from European governments, and with increasing crossborder activity, retail FDI is now the talk of the town.
There was a dramatic decrease in the number of acquisition deals closed by UK companies in 2013, compared with 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics.
London was the most attractive destination for European FDI in 2013, with more than double the number of projects as second placed Paris.
Scotland's already impressive tourist numbers will rise further still in 2014 as the country hosts the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. Its hotel industry is well prepared to cope with this influx of visitors.
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