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GCC property market shows an uneven recovery

GCC property market shows an uneven recovery

The economic crisis of 2008 and beyond made its presence felt across the property markets of the Gulf Co-operation Council, with some countries affected worse than others. Among the hardest hit was Dubai, but the emirate is showing strong signs of recovery.

Kenya's tourism industry braced for decline

Kenya's reputation as a safe tourist destination has been damaged by the recent terrorist attack in the country's capital, Nairobi.

Confidence among executives increasing: McKinsey survey

Global executives are notably more optimistic about economic conditions and future opportunities than they were in June, according to a survey by global consultancy McKinsey.

German investors pick North Carolina

North Carolina has emerged as a hub for German business, attracting more than $1bn from German investors between 2008 and 2012.  

Manufacturing revival looks set to evade western Europe: report

While a revival of investment in manufacturing is not on the cards for western Europe, central and eastern Europe stands to benefit from nearshoring investment, a report shows.

Libyan prime minister reassures investors over security fears

Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan has assured investors that the government was containing violence in the country and that security was improving.

US M&A activity in developing markets increasing, says KPMG

There are an increasing number of merger and acquisition deals being made by US companies in high-growth, emerging market companies, according to consultancy firm KPMG.

Poland and Czech Republic fuel growth in FDI

Having driven FDI growth into central and eastern Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic are now looking further afield for investment opportunities.

Latam M&A up in first half of 2013

M&A deals have experienced a 14% increase in total value in Latin America in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.

New air route opened between India and Birmingham

The UK city of Birmingham is hoping to attract more investment from India after a new air route between the two was opened.

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