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UKTI promotes US tech investment in the UK

UK programme looks to draw US tech companies to the "digital capital of Europe".

Chinese FDI into Europe hits record high: Baker & McKenzie

According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014. 

Fastest growing destinations of 2014

On the rise: the fastest growing investment destinations of 2014

Of the five fastest growing destinations of 2014, four are located in Asia. Michal Kaczmarski investigates which countries are on form and why.

Klarna

Payments specialist Klarna checks out the US market

Will Klarna become Sweden's next $1bn tech company? Michal Kaczmarski looks at how the company has simplified online payments to the benefit of buyers and retailers alike, and reports on its quest to replicate its existing success in Europe in the competitive US payments market. 

Karan Chanana

View from the C-Suite: how Amira's CEO is looking to conquer the rice world

Karan A Chanana, the chairman and CEO of basmati rice producer Amira Nature Foods, is not afraid to go about his business in an unconventional manner, from taking his own rice into the restaurants he dines in to attempting to establish a global brand in a highly fragmented market.

Hotels - staying power

Defying a downturn: the hotel companies that are scaling up

The hotels and tourism sector has been hit hard by the global financial crisis but, finds Michal Kaczmarski, some companies are still expanding, with opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region proving particularly enticing.

Agtech growth market

Agtech: feeding a growing market

Bringing together agriculture and technology is providing new solutions to old problems. Michal Kaczmarski profiles the locations looking to tap this multibillion-dollar industry. 

Think Tank

Think Tank: how to stay one step ahead of an outbreak

Building an innovation culture can help countries prepare for the outbreak of diseases such as Ebola, write Rachel Chu and Meir Pugatch of Pugatch Consilium.

Nigeria takes its foot off the gas

Nigeria seeks FDI as it steers away from hydrocarbons

The Nigerian government has recognised the need to for the country to diversify its economy beyond the volatile hydrocarbons sector, and to improve its business environment, but progress towards both these goals is proving to be slow.

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