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Derby expected to get an FDI boost

The Infinity Park enterprise zone in Derby has been granted enterprise zone status, which is expected to boost its attractiveness to investors.

Alabama targets in hi-tech sectors

Alabama has already made a name for itself when it comes to attracting manufacturing investment, but can it repeat this success in the hi-tech sector?

Industrialisation in Peru's pipeline

A $4bn gas pipeline project is the largest and one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in Peru's history, but when it is completed, it promises to transform the country's electricity supply chain and help it along the path to industrialisation.

Underground movement

Lima drives infrastructure underground

Few cities needed a metro system like the Peruvian capital. Now foreign money is pouring in to further extend the network and relieve pressure on the overcrowded streets above.

An infrastructure bonanza

Peru's infrastructure bonanza

For centuries a country of isolated settlements and impassable terrain, Peru is realising the benefits of road and rail links when it comes to increasing productivity.

Madrid

Madrid leads Spain's FDI recovery

Spain's economic success stories have been thin on the ground since the onset of the global financial crisis, but that is changing, with capital city Madrid leading the country's charge across the hi-tech, transport and real estate sectors.

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump

Can Angola defy the downturn in oil demand and continue to profit from its abundance of fossil fuels? One analyst thinks it can – with a little help from a more diverse range of overseas investors.

Will emerging markets lead the smart revolution

Will emerging markets lead the smart city revolution?

It is estimated that smart cities will present opportunities worth $1500bn over the next five years, with urban areas in emerging markets at the forefront of this development. But can a move towards 'smart' fill the huge infrastructural, social and energy requirements of these cities?

Green grows up

Maturity at last for renewable energy

Is the decline in spending on green energy over the past five years a sign of investors gaining a clearer understanding of the market?

Is Uruguay mining's next big thing?

Unlike many of its South American neighbours, Uruguay is not known as a force in mining. However, new legislation and inward investment could be set to change that situation.

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