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Battle-hardened AJS Transport and Logistics extends reach beyond Angola

AJS Transport and Logistics built its business during Angola’s 27-year civil war, during which time it learned the value of investment in communities and personnel, as CEO Luis Silva explains to Natasha Turak.

An automotive choice TVR puts faith in Wales
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An automotive choice: TVR puts faith in Wales

South Wales is rapidly becoming an automotive hub, with both TVR and Aston Martin announcing major projects in the region. Courtney Fingar reports.

Carmakers think local to sell global

Carmakers move to a more localised model

The world’s three biggest automotive companies – Toyota, GM and Volkswagen – are starting to see global sales markets as individually targetable rather than one homogenous whole. Lillie Guyer looks at how each is altering its international strategy.

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PGC Capital beats Birmingham's drum in China

For Chinese investors looking to the UK market, Birmingham may not be their first port of call. Enter PGC Capital, a Shanghai-based private equity firm, which has identified the enormous investment potential in the city and is funding a range of projects in the infrastructure, property and energy sectors. Natasha Turak explains why.  

Ubers rapid journey to the top
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Uber's rapid journey to the top

Entrepreneurs have watched mobile taxi company Uber's explosive growth with a sense of awe, while local authorities have eyed it with trepidation. Michal Kaczmarski reports on how the California-based company has managed to get public officials onside, while at the same time continuing its aggressive expansion through the launch of its global support network. 

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
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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. 

David Sneddon

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. 

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