According to US-based consultancy firm McKinsey, the rise in low-income resource exporters will require foreign extraction firms to re-think their strategies.
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According to risk analysis firm Maplecroft's latest political risk atlas, east Africa is now the most at-risk region for investors in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Middle East and north Africa is expected to experience economic growth in 2014, according to the latest report by sovereign ratings agency Fitch Ratings.
Recent oil discoveries in Kenya do not detract from the country's long-term need for renewable energy sources, according to the managing director of Firefly Solar, a designer and manufacturer of off-grid, solar-powered generators.
In a bid to offset the negative impact of its ageing population and retain its position as one of Asia's leading destinations for FDI, Hong Kong is launching a series of new education initiatives.
Efforts by Myanmar’s government, to encourage FDI and improve the country's international relations, have led global risk analytics company Maplecroft to name it the most improved business environment in 2013.
A growing number of companies are moving away from shared services and outsourcing and towards global business services, according to research by KPMG and HfS Research.
Research by the vice-president of Washington DC-based non-profit public policy group Brookings Institution suggests that innovation is increasingly reliant on proximity and collaboration.
The US-based National Foreign Trade Council has highlighted the new trade policies that it thinks will come into action in 2014.
FDI into countries in the Balkans contracted in 2013, with a drop in the number of jobs created, projects launched and capital invested.
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