Latest articles from Sectors

Colombia’s business services FDI falls

The period 2012-2014 saw a drastic decline in business services FDI, despite strong investment from Spain.

FDI into Poland’s IT sector continues decline

FDI into Poland’s software and IT services sector declined between 2012 and 2014.

Real estate investment into Africa grows

Since 2011, Africa has witnessed a 187.5% increase in real estate FDI. Casablanca, Kampala and Accra lead the way as the top locations for investment.

Transportation sector FDI decline in Asia-Pacific continues

Asia-Pacific transportation sector projects have experienced a steady four-year decline.

Belgium's business services sector continues downward trend

Between January 2012 and December 2014, Belgium's business services sector has seen a continuing reduction in investment.


Viva Tel Aviv: how the Israeli city's start-up culture is winning admirers

The start-up culture found in Tel Aviv boasts Barack Obama among its admirers. Indeed, the Israeli city's entrepreneurial spirit and hi-tech expertise has had multinational companies from all over the world sitting up and taking notice, as John West discovers. 


Chile looks to FDI to solve energy and infrastructure problems

Chile's FDI performance over the past decade has been hugely impressive. However, wary of its inadequate infrastructure and expensive energy prices, the country's government is keen to attract further foreign investment as a way of solving these problems.

From Sectors

Brazil bucks downward BPO trend, overtaking India in the process

As the trend for outsourcing wanes, with overall figures down between 2010 and 2014, Spanish investment has helped Brazil to defy the shrinking market, though the US remains the sector's dominant market. The real surprise, however, comes with India's poor performance.

India on the comeback trail

Though some have questioned India’s heady GDP growth figures, its FDI recovery appears to be built on solid ground, as N Chandra Mohan discovers.


Biocartis finds comfort in its Belgian base

The decision to move molecular diagnostics company Biocartis from Eindhoven to the small Belgian city of Mechelen could be viewed as a nostalgic one by the firm's Belgian founder, Rudi Pauwels. However, the location's tax incentives and grants have gone some way towards helping the firm to prepare for an international expansion. 

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