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Thailand floods

Thailand's Board of Investment offers help to flood-affected companies

With predictions of Thailand's economic growth slashed as a result of  this years floods, the country's Board of Investment has introduced a series of measures to aid companies as they try and recover from the crisis.

Protests in India over retail reforms

India's retail investment reform threatened by political opposition

India’s political scene is in turmoil following a cabinet decision to relax the country’s foreign ownership rules.

Libyan oil plant

High risk could lead to high gain in Libya

While questions still remain over the future of the Libyan government, investing in the country remains a risky prospect.

From Companies

Glen Raven uses power of reinvention to break Asian market

Despite making its name as a fabrics manufacturer, US company Glen Raven is looking beyond its traditional strengths to take advantage of lucrative opportunities throughout Asia.

General Electric's headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut
From Companies

General Electric brings it all back home

Spiralling currency exchange costs, narrowing wage gaps and increasingly high transportation prices are driving up the cost of manufacturing abroad. For General Electric’s appliances and lighting division this provides the perfect opportunity to repatriate production facilities and invest in manufacturing in the US. 

Nani Beccalli-Falco
From Companies

View from the C-suite: General Electric's man for a crisis

General Electric Europe and North Asia's CEO tells fDiabout the up side of the current global economic malaise. 

Toyota returns to full strength in Japan

For the first time since the March earthquake and tsunami, Toyota's production in Japan has returned to normal levels, which has prompted an increase in Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 Average. 

EasyJet-Campbell
From Companies

EasyJet taps the business market

EasyJet's director for Europe Mike Campbell talks to fDi about business travel, oil spikes and why the company will never be a long-haul carrier

Boeing 787, Goodrich
From Companies

Diverse portfolio tactic pays off for Goodrich

Goodrich has evolved into a player in the aerospace industry through organic growth and shrewd acquisitions. And now the biggest challenge yet – co-ordinating its units to Boeing's Dreamliner

Rocket Lab
From Companies

Rocket Lab uses remote New Zealand location to its advantage

Not exactly renowned for aerospace innovation, New Zealand is home to private company Rocket Lab, which is using a lack of industry experience to its advantage and defying expectations

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