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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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A Polish connection: all roads lead to Opole

The small Polish city of Opole has landed some large investors, particularly in the food processing sector. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how it uses its excellent road connections to punch above its weight.

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View from Bio 2015: what the representatives said

The Bio International Convention in Philadelphia attracted thousands of visitors from the world of biotech. Michal Kaczmarski spoke to representatives from a number of locations keen to catch the attention of would-be investors in this lucrative field to find out what makes their country stand out.

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ARaymond moves with the times

French company ARaymond has a lengthy history of supplying the auto industry, dating back to the 19th century. However, as its CEO and president explains, the company is more concerned with its future than its past, a factor behind its willingness to embrace modern management styles.

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