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.


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.

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.


Jordan seeks to exploit its perfect climate for solar and stability

Jordan is refining policies and signing international development deals to exploit its excellent conditions for solar energy projects and wind farms and its reputation for stability at the heart of one of the most turbulent parts of the world.

Global dip in office openings in alternative energy sector

Between January 2010 and December 2014, there was a global decline in FDI in new offices in the alternative and renewable energy sector. 

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. 

US government launches Africa campaign

In a bid to encourage US companies to take advantage of investment opportunities in Africa, the US government has launched a series of programmes aimed at facilitating investment in the continent. 

Green grows up

Maturity at last for renewable energy

Is the decline in spending on green energy over the past five years a sign of investors gaining a clearer understanding of the market?

Peru powers ahead

Peru powers ahead with economic diversification

Investments in Peru's energy sector are helping to diversify the country's economy beyond its traditional commodities exports, and the push for greater diversification presents opportunities for investors, says Michael Deibert.

Playing it cool pays off for Iceland

Playing it cool pays off for Iceland

Iceland's cool climate has helped the country carve a niche as one of the world's most cost-effective destinations for data centres. Now, it is looking to exploit its other quirks – such as its near-complete reliance on renewable energy – to attract more foreign investment.

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