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Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16

Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16 – Winners

Costa Rica retains its position as the leading destination for FDI projects in fDi’s Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2015/16 ranking.

Middle East & African Countries of the Future 2015/16 logo

Middle East & African Countries of the Future 2015/16 – the winners

Middle Eastern countries have dominated the ranking with United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia grabbing the top three places. 

American Cities of the Future

American Cities of the Future 2015/16 Winners

For the third consecutive ranking, New York City has reigned supreme as fDi’s American City of the Future, with San Francisco rising through the ranks to take second place and Houston placing third.

Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015/16

Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015/16
   

In December 2015, fDi Magazine will publish its ranking of the economic, financial and business strengths of cities in the Asia-Pacific region – ‘Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future of the Future 2015/16’.

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 Asia-Pacific City of the Future?

 
fDi Magazine will publish the top cities in the following categories: Economic Potential, Cost Effectiveness, Connectivity, Human Capital and Lifestyle, Business Friendliness and FDI Strategy.
 
fDi Benchmark 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:

Wednesday, 26th August

(Extension available on request)

   
Publication Date: December 2015
   
For more information contact: cathy.mullan@ft.com

Rankings schedule

Region 

Competition closing date

Publication date

Polish Cities of the Future 2015/16 CLOSED February 2015
American Cities of the Future 2015/16 CLOSED April 2015
African and Middle East Countries of the Future 2015/16 CLOSED August 2015
Central American and Caribbean Countries of the Future 2015/16 CLOSED August 2015
Global Free Zones of the Year 2015 June 2015 October 2015
Asian Cities of the Future 2015/16 August 2015 December 2015
European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 October 2015 February 2016
     

Previous Rankings

European Cities and Regions of the Future logo

European Cities and Regions of the Future 2014/15

London has retained its position as fDi’s European City of the Future 2014/15, while Germany’s Nordrhein-Westfalen has sailed to the top to rank first among Europe’s regions. 

South American States of the Future

South American States of the Future 2014/15

São Paulo has been declared the winner in fDi’s South American States of the Future 2014/15 ranking with Metropolitana de Santiago and Rio de Janeiro following in second and third places. Cathy McReynolds reports.

Middle East Free Zones of the Future
From Rankings

Middle East Free Zones of the Future 2013/14

Dubai Airport Freezone has once again been awarded the title of the top Middle East Free Zone of the Future in fDi Magazine’s biannual ranking. Jebel Ali Free Zone climbed to second position with Dubai International Financial Centre placed in third.

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fDi Magazine investigates all the issues that concern foreign investors as they expand into new markets. Talking to corporate decision makers as well as government leaders, and backed by the hard data produced by our proprietary world-leading FDI databases, the editorial team provides an up-to-date image of the ever changing global investment landscape. Insightful coverage highlights the many opportunities and risks that await investors around the world. fDi is published bi-monthly.

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