The period 2012-2014 saw a drastic decline in business services FDI, despite strong investment from Spain.
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Asia-Pacific transportation sector projects have experienced a steady four-year decline.
Between January 2012 and December 2014, Belgium's business services sector has seen a continuing reduction in investment.
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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.
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.
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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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