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PayPal pulls out of North Carolina deal over sex discrimination law

Tech company PayPal pulls out of North Carolina in the wake of controversial law. Others will follow the suit, experts predict.

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In Dispute: effects of Spain's feed-in tariff retreat victory could be widespread

A majority ruling in Sweden that the Spanish government does not have to compensate renewable energy investors attracted to the country by a previous regime's policies will have repercussions on a global scale.

The great global corporate tax clampdown
From Companies

The great global corporate tax clampdown

As public discontent over multinationals' tax avoidance grows, global organisations and governments are clamping down on the loopholes that allow large corporations to pay disproportionate amounts of tax on their earnings. Tactics range from Australia's name-and-shame policy to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's 15-point action plan. 

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View from the C-suite: Google's export search

The internet gains millions of new users every day, but how can a company find them, especially if they are in a different continent? Google export director David Sneddon tells fDi how the tech giant can help.

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UK and Mexico lead on logistics FDI

The transportation and warehousing and storage sectors form the backbone of the logistics industry, and it is the UK and Mexico that are attracting the most FDI in this field, although the US and China also score well on a country basis, while on a city level Dubai and Singapore have proved popular. 

European acquisition strategy sits nicely for NSG
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European acquisition strategy sits nicely for NSG

A menial job unloading lorries in the US gave Adam Krzanowski the inspiration to found his multinational office furniture business, Nowy Styl Group, back in Poland. And, with a presence in 18 countries, his shrewd policy of seeking acquisitions rather than organic growth has more than paid off.

North Africa retains its fizz for Coca-Cola

North Africa retains its fizz for Coca-Cola

Egypt is not a market for the faint-hearted, but to Coca-Cola it was worth investing $500m to tap into a market of 90 million consumers. And with north African governments becoming more business friendly, the US drinks giant's president of the Middle East and north Africa, Curtis Ferguson, is seeing steady growth for his brand in the region.

King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business
From Companies

King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business

When the App Business needed space to expand, the mobile transformation company decided to move its headquarters to King's Cross in London, attracted by the abundance of available space, a friendly neighbourhood vibe and excellent transport links. 

Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary
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Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary

When scouting for a base for its corn-to-ethanol plant, Pannonia Ethanol found Hungary’s skilled workforce and supportive government a winning combination. But public understanding of the industry remains a hurdle for businesses.

Irkut aims to get off the ground in Latin America
From Companies

Irkut aims to get off the ground in Latin America

Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation hopes to tap into the potential of Brazil's aviation market, taking advantage of investment incentive programmes and becoming an early mover in what is predicted to become one of the world's fastest growing markets for air travel. 

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