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Investing in infrastructure

Investing in infrastructure: if you build the right financial structures, will investors come?

The need for foreign investment in infrastructure is not going away; if anything, it keeps on growing. Public-private partnerships may well be the way forward but, as Natasha Turak finds out, governments need to up their game.

Ursus

Ursus ploughs a more lucrative furrow

After more than a century in business, Ursus, a Polish agricultural machinery manufacturer, was on its last legs in 2011. Chief executive Karol Zarajczyk tells Michal Kaczmarski how his company went from nearly perishing to selling a $90m contract. 

Is Indonesia in a jam

Will the real Indonesia please stand up?

The growth of Indonesia’s economy has made headlines in recent years, but 2014 sees the country at a crossroads, with slowing growth, a still-creaking infrastructure, an end to cheap credit from the US and uncertainty regarding the impact of economic integration with the Association of South-East Asian Nations. 

Hessen, the logistical choice

Hessen: the logistical choice

The German state of Hessen is home to the city of Frankfurt and also many of the world's leading logistics companies. With an outstanding infrastructure and business-friendly attitude at the heart of Europe, the region is gaining a reputation for being a global logistics leader.

Malaysia's push for high-value-added investment

Malaysia is styling itself as a destination for high-value-added manufacturing to address declining inward FDI

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland's minister of economy discusses with Michal Kaczmarski how the country's slowing growth is a 'problem' many of its European neighbours would like to have.

Derby moves with the times

Derby mixes old habits with new ideas

Derby was one of the key cities in the UK during the Industrial Revolution, and that spirit has remained as it has set itself as one of the country's hubs for high-tech industries such as automotives and gaming.

Catching the wave

Transport technology is becoming increasingly important for companies and their locations. Karen E Thuermer suggests it is the innovation wave of the future.

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