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How will China deliver on One Belt, One Road initiative?

China’s One Belt, One Road initiative aims to build links across Asia to Europe, and many companies are excited by the partnership opportunities it will open up. But others wonder whether traditional physical trade routes will be so essential in a hi-tech future. Erika Morphy reports.

Leipzig steps up

Leipzig steps up to become European investment hub

Leipzig’s reputation as a centre for trade dates back to Europe’s ancient trade routes. Now the city acts as a gateway to younger EU states and hosts a raft of hi-tech and growth industries, as Wendy Atkins reports.

Lima

Does commodity rebound mean recovery for Peru?

After a troubled first half of 2017, Peru is showing signs of renewed economic activity. Rebounding commodity prices are shoring up the economy, giving its president breathing space to deliver long-due reforms. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Uber picks up $10bn investment

Japan’s SoftBank group has acquired a 17% stake in Uber, enabling the ride-hailing app to support its technological ambitions.

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India liberalises FDI regime

Policy amendments could mean a complete overhaul of India's climate for foreign investors.

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Vietnam privatisation gathers steam

Financial necessity is behind Vietnam’s ambitious privatisation programme, which runs until 2020.

Trend Tracker

Israeli FDI set for record year in 2017

Investment into Israel reached its highest since 2003, with another quarter still to go. Cara Lyttle reports.

Australia takes global lead for renewable electricity projects

For the first eight months of 2017, Australia was the leading country in the world for number of renewable energy electricity projects, according to fDi Markets.

Australia rises to second most popular Asia-Pacific HQ destination

Singapore has been the most popular Asia-Pacific headquarters location from 2014 onwards, according to fDi Markets, but Australia is closing the gap.

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fDi Tourism Locations of the Future 2017/18: Thailand triumphs in inaugural awards

Thailand has topped fDi’s inaugural ranking of global tourism locations with the best potential for investment. The balmy Maldives is second, while Asian business hub Hong Kong has placed third. Cathy Mullan explores the winning locations. 

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fDi Strategy Awards 2017 - Invest Hong Kong leads the way

Invest Hong Kong has been named the best investment promotion agency of the year in fDi’s 2017 Strategy Awards, with organisations from Chicago and Colorado Springs to Karachi and Krosno also winning accolades for their economic development efforts. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Free Zones of the Year 2017 – the winners

The UAE's DMCC Free Zone has achieved a hat-trick, winning Global Free Zone of the Year for the third time running. Compatriot Jebel Ali Free Zone is runner up for the second year, with other award winners hailing from all around the world. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Magazine investigates all the issues that concern foreign investors as they expand into new markets. Talking to corporate decision makers as well as government leaders, and backed by the hard data produced by our proprietary world-leading FDI databases, the editorial team provides an up-to-date image of the ever changing global investment landscape. Insightful coverage highlights the many opportunities and risks that await investors around the world. fDi is published bi-monthly.await investors around the world. fDi is published bi-monthly.

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Renewable energy the leading capex sector in Asia-Pacific in first half of 2017

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Renewable energy was the top FDI sector by capital expenditure in Asia-Pacific in H1 2017, with $6.4bn in capital inflows.

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