A study by law firm Hogan Lovells found that the rule of law remains a significant factor in investment decisions.
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Spain's June regional elections saw the country's two major parties lose votes, with most regions failing to choose a majority party.
City-state Singapore ranks first in the Global Opportunity Index by US-based think tank the Milken Institute, with Hong Kong and Finland ranking second and third, respectively.
In 2014, Madrid was the most popular destination in Spain for FDI in the IT and software sectors.
As tensions between the US and China mount, experts at the recent World Forum on China Studies held in the US, agreed that the chances of the two countries finalising their bilateral investment treaty are deteriorating.
The latest economic assessment by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development anticipates weak growth in 2015, but projects stronger performance in the years following.
Speakers at the fifth Latin American Investment Forum in London discussed the large number of infrastructure projects in the pipeline in Latin America, and the investment opportunities that these present to foreign investors.
Speakers at the annual meeting of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies urged investment promotion professionals to be more ambitious in their efforts to attract FDI.
With spending in many other countries outpacing that in the US, local think tank Brookings Institute has said that the country must increase its investment in research and development.
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