According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014.
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Denmark has been struggling to attract FDi in the past few years, with its 'investment gap' reaching a towering €69bn in 2012. Despite its highly skilled workforce and reputation for innovation, the country's high costs are perceived to be putting off would-be investors. So what can be done?
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The south Ecuadorian city of Cuenca has seen an unlikely influx over the past decade, as North American retirees have moved there to take advantage of its high quality of life and low living costs.
Ecuador, for so long an underperformer in Latin America when it came to FDI, is experiencing an uptick in its investment fortunes. Its minister for foreign trade tells fDi how the country's growing middle class, new tax laws and links with trade partners are behind the turnaround.
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