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Maharashtra, India

Maharashtra tops India's FDI chart

Hopes are high that the a more business-friendly India will emerge under the stewardship of new prime minister Narendra Modi. But the FDI fortunes of India’s states look to remain disparate until policies and regulations are better coordinated.

Asian investors have European brands in their sights

Fewer opportunities at home means German, French and UK names are becoming attractive prospects.

Incubator opens door to India's emerging technology market

A new technology incubator is giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet and work within Bangalore’s stimulating start-up ecosystem.

Louisiana wins $1.85bn chemicals project

A $1.85bn methanol-manufacturing project by China-based chemical firm Shandong Yuhuang Chemical has been announced in Louisiana, US.

Africa's investment attractiveness on the up, says EY

A survey by consultancy firm Ernst & Young showed that Africa’s investment attractiveness among UK businesses has improved considerable over the past few years.

Skills shortage in the UK's life sciences sector: Hays

A survey by global recruiting group Hays has found that the UK's life sciences sector is experiencing a serious skills shortage.

A secondary glance

Reconstructing Russia’s second-tier cities

Far from the Kremlin's corridors of power, Russia's second-tier cities are striving to transform themselves. fDi looks at how the Russian cities of Tomsk, Rostov-on-Don and Tula are trying to attract investors amid geopolitical uncertainty in the region.

First class opportunities in business travel

First class opportunities in business travel

The death of business travel has oft been predicted, but with airlines and hotel chains alike investing in expanding their capacity and improving their offerings, it seems as if the corporate travel sector is very much alive and kicking.

Saxony ignited

Saxony's auto industry clicks into ignition

East Germany's automotive industry used to be the butt of jokes around Europe. Now, however, no one is laughing as the eastern state of Saxony has established a reputation for producing cutting-edge, luxurious vehicles that are in demand around the world.

Francisco Rivadeneira

Ecuador minister sees country trading up

Ecuador, for so long an underperformer in Latin America when it came to FDI, is experiencing an uptick in its investment fortunes. Its minister for foreign trade tells fDi how the country's growing middle class, new tax laws and links with trade partners are behind the turnaround.

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