Saint Lucia was the first Caribbean country to join an open data project, launched in partnership with UK Department of International Development and the World Bank.
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India's new government has made the first steps in allowing 100% FDI in certain parts of the transport industry.
A survey by global recruiting group Hays has found that the UK's life sciences sector is experiencing a serious skills shortage.
Investment from Japan-based companies into Mexico showed a steady increase between January 2009 and December 2013.
Multinational enterprises in developing economies are seeing their profits grow at a much faster rate than those in developed countries, according to a report by the Columbia Centre on Sustainable Investment.
The US announces 12 regions that will form the focus of its Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership scheme.
A new free trade zone in Shanghai has had little foreign interest, according to consultancy firm Nexia TS China.
Global free zone association, the World Free Zones Organisation, was launched in Dubai in May.
Speaking since Narendra Modi's election victory in May, India's new cabinet ministers have sent mixed signals about the governments FDI intentions.
Speaking at a conference in Mozambique, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, praised sub-Saharan Africa economic performance but warned of several pitfalls that fast-growing economies must avoid.
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