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Super 60 secondary cities: closing the gap?

International investors and politicians stand accused of overlooking Europe’s secondary cities. fDi looks at why such a policy is ill-advised.

Courtney Fingar

Inside fDi: When second place is first class

Capital cities have tended to grab all the attention and attract the lion's share of investment but now smaller Tier 2 cities are coming into their own, as fDi data reveals. Courtney Fingar looks at a logical evolution.

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Sri Lanka retains crown as fDi’s most diversified island economy

Sri Lanka and New Zealand hang on first and second place in fDi's Diversification Index for island economies.

Latest news

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FDI down 13% in 2018, says Unctad report

Unctad’s World Investment Report 2019 shows FDI drop, with developed economies suffering most.

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Developed economies’ FDI plummets as restrictions rise

FDI flows to developed economies fell by 27% in 2018, as restrictive policy measures bite.

From News

Unctad: SEZs on the rise despite mixed results

Unctad highlights 1400 SEZs built in the past five years, but not all have lived up to expectations. 

Trend Tracker

Manufacturing FDI into India on an upward curve

Figures show 2018 was India’s best year for manufacturing FDI in seven years.

China FDI into Europe: A cause for concern?

FDI project numbers from China into the EU are on a downward trend, but Europe is still a popular destination for Chinese investment.

Manufacturing FDI in Mexico stumbles again in 2018

Mexico suffered a second year of dwindling manufacturing, with US trade policy taking its toll. 

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Spotlight on CEE: Hungary is booming

Central and Eastern Europe is becoming a driver of European growth, and Hungary's property sector is one of the leading lights

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Rankings

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American Cities of the Future 2019/20 - the winners

New York continues to reign as leader of fDi’s American Cities of the Future 2019/20 ranking. San Francisco retains second place with Toronto rising to third. 

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American Cities of the Future 2019/20 – FDI strategy

A more detailed look at fDi's judges’ top five American Cities of the Future 2019/20 for FDI strategy. 

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Island Economies of the Future 2019/20 – the results

Cyprus is ranked first in fDi’s Island Economies of the Future rankings, followed by the Dominican Republic and Sri Lanka. Cathy Mullan and Naomi Davies detail the results.

fDi Magazine

June - July 2019 cover

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.

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Find out more about the magazine and advertising opportunities in the 2019 Media Pack .

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Data trends

From Locations

Canada’s manufacturing capex most in Americas

Americas manufacturing capex H2 2018

Canada saw a total of $32.7bn in capital expenditure on manufacturing in the second half of 2018, the most in the region

Kazakhstan signs contracts for $9bn at KGIR2019

Global greenfield investment trends

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