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South America’s shift to right still to bear economic fruit

Progress on market reforms appears to be stalling amid resistance from opposition-dominated parliaments and fears of populist backlashes, writes Yigal Chazan.

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What self-driving vehicle technology means for FDI

Once a far-fetched concept, self-driving vehicles are now under serious development by tech firms and automotive giants alike. The consequences for site selection and quality of life metrics will be enormous, finds Erika Morphy.

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SEZs play catch-up on investment treaties

Often granted special jurisdiction within a host state, SEZs are not immune to the investment protection provisions included in bilateral investment treaties, although their authorities have yet to become fully aware of it. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Osaka presses ahead with urban regeneration plans

Several large-scale urban development projects are underway in Osaka to cater to a growing population living downtown and boost the city’s status as a business destination and knowledge hub

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FDI adding to Vietnam's economic recovery

Investment into Vietnam, led by Japan, South Korea, Singapore and China, is on the up, though the US withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership is a worry

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FDI stages a comeback in Spain

The political situation in Catalonia has failed to derail Spain’s economic recovery. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Textile FDI into Ethiopia soars in 2017

China is still Ethiopia’s biggest textile investor, followed by Turkey. Cara Lyttle reports.

Lithuania FDI skyrockets in 2017

Lithuania enjoyed a record year for FDI in 2017, with capital city Vilnius the focus for much of the investments.

Poland FDI spikes in 2017

Foreign direct investment into Poland continued to rise in 2017 – with real estate taking the reins.

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Singapore retains FDI reinvestment crown

Singapore is again the lead city in fDi's ranking assessing reinvestment levels, with London second and Bangalore third. Naomi Davies looks at the results.

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fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 – Winners

The UK's vote to leave the EU has left Europe in a state of flux. However, thus far this does not seem to have dented London's allure as an FDI destination, as fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 ranking shows. Cathy Mullan reports.

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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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New York leading FDI city in the Americas by capex in H2, 2017

Americas Capex H2 2017

The Big Apple beat off its rivals to enjoy the most capital expenditure of any American city in H2 2017, with $4.7bn in total

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