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A region transformed

Pomerania: from Solidarity to shared services

The northern Polish region of Pomerania, which lies on the Baltic coast, has a long and proud history of shipbuilding. However, boosted by EU funding, the area is undergoing a rapid modernisation, with its infrastructure transformed and its industries venturing into various hi-tech sectors.

Rebuilding the silk road

Asian economies smooth path for Silk Road resurrection

Across central Asia, from China to Kazakhstan, economies are set to benefit from the re-opening of trade routes along the historic Silk Road. Significant investment has already been made to improve the infrastructure along the route, but further investment, more cohesion between the central Asian countries involved and more politically stability in the region as a whole is needed if this great passageway between Asia and Europe is to return to its former glory.
 

Promise of democracy opens up investment opportunities in Fiji

Promise of democracy opens up investment opportunities in Fiji

Political tensions have long kept Fiji off the investment map, making it difficult for the country to capitalise on its natural beauty and its bountiful resources. But with martial law lifted at the beginning of 2012 and the promise of free elections in the coming years, can Fiji convince the rest of the world that it is finally a safe place to invest?

South Korea looks to

South Korea looks to close the gap between inward and outward FDI

While South Korean firms have profited greatly from making investments abroad, the country's GDP is failing to reflect their success. If the domestic economy is to grow in the same way as the large conglomerates, the South Korean government must look to close the gap between investments going in and out of the country by attracting more FDI.

View from the C Suite Arisons good intentions
From Companies

View from the C-Suite: Arison's good intentions

Israel’s Arison Investments’ promotional slogan is ‘doing good business by doing good’. Its chairman and CEO, Efrat Peled, tells Michal Kaczmarski how this slogan is put into action in its projects in the developing world.

Olam International, Singapore

Singapore agri-company Olam stays on a growth path

Olam International – a Singaporean agricultural products and food ingredients company – is reaping the rewards of its global expansion, which has largely focused on Asia and Africa. But while it has recently revised upwards its long-term net profit forecast, food price volatility, poor weather and its large debts are potential hazards in the horizon.

In Dispute February/March 2012

Will Venezuela follow the Argentinian path towards international arbitration?

HSBC report: emerging economies set to eclipse developed world by 2050

A HSBC report predicts that global growth will increasingly be powered by emerging markets until 2050.

Serbian officials highlight FDI's role in country's recovery

The deputy prime minister of Serbia hopes foreign investment will be able to help the country recover from its economic crisis.

Beijing office rental costs soar: Cushman & Wakefield

The cost of prime office space in Beijing increased by 75% in 2011, making it the third most costly city for office space in Asia behind Hong Kong and Tokyo.

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