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Global oil and gas FDI continues to decrease

Year-on-year decreases in FDI inflows in the global oil and gas sector look set to continue in 2015, with declining crude oil and natural gas prices likely to further deter interest in the sector.

US sees decline in software and IT services FDI

The US software and IT services sector has seen a drop in crossborder investment.

Europe's car industry bullish in face of VW scandal

Volkswagen’s woes in the wake of the emissions scandal may not necessarily spread throughout the car industry, say regional experts.


Lekki Free Zone aims high

Lekki Free Zone near Lagos looks to offset some of the difficulties of investing in Nigeria by offering a safe, self-contained environment with varying tax and bureaucracy benefits. Chinese interest has been particularly strong so far, but the zone’s authorities are keen to attract investors from all over the world. 


View from the C-Suite: DHL takes root in China

Online retail continues to grow in China, and DHL eCommerce’s Asia-Pacific division is on the spot with a new facility designed to handle the resulting flow of goods. Chief executive Malcolm Monteiro talks to Karen E Thuermer.


Joined-up thinking: how PPPs are shaping Peru's infrastructure

Peru’s infrastructure needs a significant upgrade, and the government is looking to private investors to help fill the holes.


In good health: how the PPP model has revolutionised Peru's hospitals

The public-private partnership model has proved its financial viability in the construction of hospitals in Peru, paving the way for a greater role in healthcare infrastructure and even tourism.


Emerging markets grab greater data centre share

As corporate dependence on technology continues to grow, developing economies are grabbing a greater share of investment in data centres despite their limited amount of suitable business space.


Industry 4.0: what does it mean for investors?

It’s the future of manufacturing, according to many experts, but what effect will Industry 4.0 have on the flow of investment capital, and which countries will benefit most?


Hitachi Rail on a roll in UK

Lucrative contracts across England and Scotland have brought Hitachi Rail to the UK, investing millions in a manufacturing facility and creating 700 jobs.

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