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Tbilisi mayor looks to green tourism boom

Davit Narmania, the mayor of Tbilisi in Georgia, tells Courtney Fingar how the city is boosting tourism with better transport access and how it is adding green credentials to its low-tax, low-bureaucracy environment.

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Raising Hull: how culture and investment are resurrecting an English city

The once-prosperous port city of Hull in eastern England has suffered numerous setbacks over the past few decades, resulting in social and economic problems. However, as Richard Gardham discovers, its status as the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, and a $420m investment from engineering giant Siemens to build a wind turbine production plant, have given the city genuine reasons for optimism

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Sustainable development and FDI: a practical framework

Too few investment promotion agencies and economic development organisations include sustainability goals in their activities. Dr Henry Loewendahl, Christian Kollinsky and Dr Douglas van den Berghe outline a three-point plan to attract sustainable FDI.

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World Free Zones Organization chairman sees strength in certainty

On the sidelines of the World Free Zones Organization’s annual conference in May in Colombia, chairman Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni sat down with Courtney Fingar to discuss the challenges and trends facing free zones, and laud their ability to offer investors certainty in times of turbulence.

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Ukreximbank chairman sees reasons for optimism in Ukraine

Oleksandr Hrytsenko, chairman of the board of Ukreximbank JSC, explains how the bank is supporting both domestic and foreign businesses in Ukraine as they reposition away from traditional markets. 

Kenya announces $5bn nuclear plant

Kenya has unveiled plans to build a $5bn nuclear plant to boost its current poor and expensive power supply and attract investment. 

Lithuania energy minister seeks greater independence

Lithuania has long recognised the need to become more energy independent. Energy minister Rokas Masiulis discusses the country's ambitious strategy to this end, which has seen it diversify its energy sources.

Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary

Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary

When scouting for a base for its corn-to-ethanol plant, Pannonia Ethanol found Hungary’s skilled workforce and supportive government a winning combination. But public understanding of the industry remains a hurdle for businesses.

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Frankfurt and Hamburg state lead German FDI charge

Germany is a major FDI player both within western Europe and globally. fDi takes a look at which cities and regions are the country's standout performers.

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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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