There will be a temporary dip in FDI into emerging markets this year but specialist insurance firm Beazley predicts that this will not damage the attractiveness of these destinations over the long term.
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The results of consultancy firm PwC's 17th annual global CEO survey show that optimism among the world's CEOs is growing, with a particular focus on the opportunities in emerging markets.
The top seven most intelligent communities are all in the US, Canada and Taiwan, according to US think tank Intelligent Communities Forum.
A report by US think tank Brookings Institution reveals the major part that the automotive industry plays in US-Canadian trade, with 'motor city' Detroit ranking as Canada's largest US trading partner.
Data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's latest report shows that FDI inflows in 2013 reached a level comparable to the pre-crisis average.
Walmart has announced a plan to open more than 100 new stores in China.
The government of Ontario has announced a plan to deliver $170m of funding to boost the province's research capabilities.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, UK prime minister David Cameron was optimistic about the country's reshoring trend.
According to US-based consultancy firm McKinsey, the rise in low-income resource exporters will require foreign extraction firms to re-think their strategies.
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.
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