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Malaysia's push for high-value-added investment

Malaysia is styling itself as a destination for high-value-added manufacturing to address declining inward FDI

Ras Al Khaimah posts 8% GDP growth

Ras Al Khaimah has posted GDP growth double that of the United Arab Emirates, according to Peter Fort the newly appointed CEO of RAK Free Trade Zone.

‘FDI Confidence Index’ registers improvement

Confidence in the global FDI landscape is up in 2013, compared with 2012, according to a survey by A T Kearney, a management consulting firm.

China and US M&A set to rise, says survey

A survey of investors suggests that merger and acquisition activity between Chinese and US companies in the entertainment, advertising and digital media sectors will rise in the next year.

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How Huddle has gone viral

The co-founder and CEO of enterprise content collaboration platform Huddle, Alastair Mitchell, describes how, in the space of just a few years, the company has grown its international appeal and landed scores of Fortune 500 clients.

The question of responsibility

Accountability moves up the supply chain

Companies are increasingly being held to account for the working conditions in their supply chains, but should the blame for human rights violations be placed on the shoulders of foreign investors?

US biotech

US states step-up to join biotech elite

The US biotechnology landscape has changed radically in the 20 years since the first BIO International Convention. And while investment is still focused on a handful of states, other US destinations are bubbling under.

Bahrain F1

Bahrain defies negative headlines to maintain pole position

Bahrain's bid to show its investment potential to the rest of the world by hosting a Formula 1 grand prix may have been blighted by negative press, but the country has still attracted a host of global companies thanks to its emerging financial services sector and logistics capabilities.

Bridging the skills gap
From Companies

German FDI bridges US skills gap

German companies investing in the US are having to offer training to bring the local workforce up to German standards. 

The north Africa connection

FDI returns to north Africa's telecoms sector

As the discord from the Arab Spring uprisings recedes in north African countries such as Morocco and Egypt, FDI is returning, with broadband and communications infrastructure a prime target for investors looking for high growth potential.

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