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fDi Reinvestment Ranking 2017: Singapore takes top spot

An assessment of FDI expansions reveals which locations enjoy the most follow-up investments and why. Cathy Mullan analyses the results.

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Amsterdam top in Benelux FDI ranking

With the number of FDI projects into the Benelux region reaching a 12-year high in 2015, cities across these three countries are rapidly developing into foreign investment hubs. Naomi Davies reports on the top-performing cities when it comes to attracting projects.

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Polish Cities of the Future 2017/18

Warsaw has retained the title of fDi’s Polish City of the Future for 2017/18, with Krakow remaining in second place and Wroclaw rising to third. Cathy Mullan reports. 

American Cities of the Future 2017/18

American Cities of the Future 17/18

American Cities of the Future 2017/18:

In April 2017, fDi Intelligence will publish its ranking of the economic, financial and business strengths of cities across the Americas – ‘American Cities of the Future 2017/18’. We are searching for those cities with the most promising prospects for inward investment, economic development and business expansion

Could your city be fDi’s American City of the Future?

fDiMagazine will publish the top locations in the following categories: Economic Potential, Cost Effectiveness, Connectivity, Human Capital and Lifestyle, Business Friendliness and FDI Strategy.

fDiBenchmark will analyse quantitative data for all categories, with the exception of FDI Strategy. For this qualitative category, we invite those charged with FDI promotion to complete a short online survey detailing the current FDI strategy they offer potential investors.

There is no cost to submit.

Application Link: CLICK HERE
   
Closing Date: 

Friday 16h December

(Extension available on request)

   
Publication Date: April 2017
   
For more information contact:  cathy.mullan@ft.com

Island Economies of the Future 2017/18

Island Economies of the Future 2017/18

Island Economies of the Future 2017/18: 

In April 2017, fDi Intelligence will publish its ranking of the economic, financial and business strengths of island economies. We are searching for those countries with the most promising prospects for inward investment, economic development and business expansion.

Could your country be fDi’s Island Economy of the Future?

fDiMagazine will publish the top locations in the following categories: Economic Potential, Cost Effectiveness, Connectivity, Human Capital and Lifestyle, Business Friendliness and FDI Strategy.

fDiBenchmark will analyse quantitative data for all categories, with the exception of FDI Strategy. For this qualitative category, we invite those charged with FDI promotion to complete a short online survey detailing the current FDI strategy they offer potential investors.

There is no cost to submit.

Application Link: CLICK HERE
   
Closing Date: 

Friday 16th December

(Extension available on request)

   
Publication Date: April 2017
   
For more information contact:  cathy.mullan@ft.com

Rankings schedule

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European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17   CLOSED February 2016
South American States of the Future 2016/17   CLOSED April 2016
Mexican States of the Future 2016/17   CLOSED April 2016
Aerospace Cities of the Future 2016/2017   CLOSED June 2016
Chinese Provinces of the Future 2016/17   CLOSED August 2016
German Cities of the Future 2016/17   CLOSED August 2016
Global Free Zones of the Year 2016   CLOSED October 2016
Global Cities of the Future 2016/17    CLOSED December 2016
Polish Cities of the Future 2017/18   CLOSED February 2017
American Cities of the Future 2017/18   16th December April 2017
Island Economies of the Future 2017/18   16th December April 2017
       

Previous Rankings

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London leads European ICT FDI ranking

London ranks first in Europe for ICT FDI according to fDi Markets data, followed by Paris in second place and Dublin in third. Cara Lyttle assesses the results.

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From Rankings

fDi’s Global Cities of the Future 2016/17 – the winners

Singapore has retained its title of fDi’s Global City of the Future, with London holding strong in second place and Dublin edging out Hong Kong to claim third. Cathy Mullan reports.

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From Locations

fDi Strategy Awards 2016 – the winners

In the inaugural fDi Strategy Awards 2016, Barcelona’s investment promotion agency has taken top honours, with awards going to cities all over the world for their efforts to promote, attract and retain investment in categories as diverse as regeneration, expatriate support, technology centres and job creation incentives. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Investors of the Year 2016

Logistics powerhouses Amazon and Deutsche Post have ranked as fDi Magazine’s top investors for 2016, followed by Japan-based Mitsubishi Corporation. Cathy Mullan reports. 

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Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and investment attractiveness.

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From Rankings

Global Free Zones of the Year 2016

DMCC of Dubai win the overall title of fDi's Global Free Zone of the Year for 2016, but the success stories are spread far and wide. 

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German Cities of the Future 2016/17: the winners

The financial hub of Frankfurt has topped the table in fDi’s 2016/17 German Cities of the Future ranking, with strong showings also from Munich and Berlin. Cathy Mullan analyses the results.

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Chinese Provinces of the Future 2016/17: the winners

Shanghai province has once again proven its credentials as an investment magnet and dominated fDi’s Chinese Provinces of the Future ranking, with Beijing and Guangdong retaining their respective second and third places. Cathy Mullan examines the results.

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Aerospace Cities of the Future 2016/17: the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s inaugural Aerospace City of the Future, with Dubai in second place and Shanghai in third. Cathy Mullan reports. 

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Sri Lanka ranked as most diversified island economy

The first fDi Diversification Index analysed island economies and uncovered the link between diversification and levels of overseas investment, with Sri Lanka coming out on top, followed by New Zealand and Malta.

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