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Nova Scotia covers all bases

Nova Scotia covers all bases

The relatively small and quiet Canadian province of Nova Scotia manages to punch above its weight in the investment stakes, thanks in no small part to its economic development agency, which has taken a creative and thorough approach to attracting FDI.

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In dispute: the perils of arbitration withdrawal

Is the withdrawing of arbitration by countries weakening their FDI appeal?

Western influence drives South Korean consumer goods industry

Western influence drives South Korean consumer goods industry

South Korea's taste for Western consumer goods has made the country a key Asian market for companies in this industry from North America and western Europe, as shown by Kimberly Clark's decision to locate a global innovation centre there.

Is South Korea poised for a health dividend REV

Is South Korea poised for a health dividend?

While South Korea's ageing population is causing ripples of concern for the country's politicians, it is providing a boon for its many healthcare companies. This, along with moves to establish South Korea as a key destination for health tourists, is giving both domestic and international investors in the country cause for optimism.

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Stelios plans steady journey for 'easy' empire

The man simply known as 'Stelios' tells fDi why Cyprus should concentrate on its strengths as a tourist destination as it recovers from its banking crisis, and why his 'easy' empire will continue on the slow and steady path to growth.

Ciklum taps Ukraines talent pool
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Ciklum taps Ukraine's talent pool

IT company Ciklum began operations with just four people in an office in Kiev. So, asks Michal Kaczmarski, just how did it get from there to the multimillion dollar, multinational operation it is today?

Changsha - inland and in fashion

Changsha: inland and in fashion

The inland Chinese city of Changsha has seen impressive double-digit economic growth in the past two decades as it reaps the rewards of its ambitious pro-business policies. But the challenge of sustaining growth remains, as the city competes for investment with other cities from China and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region.

South Korea looks to high-end industries

South Korea looks to high-end industries

The economic rise experienced by South Korea in the latter half of the 20th century has stagnated along with a slump in exports. However, to augment its strengths in manufacturing and technology, the country is embracing the tourism industry, with some notable success.

Posco, South Korea

South Korea's catalyst for growth

A joint venture between South Korea’s Posco Chemtech and Japan’s Mitsubishi is testimony to the ongoing vibrancy and relevance of South Korea’s chemicals industry.

Wal-Mart Stores and Bharti Enterprises part ways

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores has announced that it will break its partnership with Indian retailer Bharti Enterprises.

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