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HSBC banks on Birmingham

HSBC has decided to move its ringfenced head office, and 1000 employees, from London to Birmingham, the UK's second city. Michal Kaczmarski looks at the reasoning behind this decision.

Fintech and legal sectors seek Cardiff connection

Fintech and legal sectors seek Cardiff connection

Emerging business lines such as financial services technology and legal services are increasingly taking advantage of Cardiff’s potential as an investment destination. 

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.

Asian giants look forward with optimism

Asian giants look forward with optimism

India's minister of commerce and industry, the Philippines' secretary for tourism and Thailand's deputy prime minister and minister for finance tell Barbara Njau about the role FDI is playing in their plans to improve their countries' economic performance.

Wales starts to make financial sense

Wales starts to make financial sense

The financial and professional services sector in Wales is growing at pace, buoyed by the relatively low cost of salaries in the country and an abundance of graduates. And, with the economic climate forcing an increasing number of companies to seek cost-cutting solutions, the country's appeal is only set to increase.

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.

Chinese companies bullish in FDI plans: HSBC

The difficult global economic landscape is not deterring Chinese companies from expanding abroad, according to a survey by HSBC.

Education secretary champions Hong Kong

Education secretary champions Hong Kong's globalised workforce

Hong Kong’s secretary for education, Eddie Ng Hak-kim, tells fDi that he is tackling the fallout from the global recession at the grassroots level, ensuring that the special administrative region produces graduates who can serve global markets.

Indian government announces further FDI reforms

The Indian government has announced plans to increase the proportion of foreign investment allowed in insurance companies and pensions in the country, but it still has to pass the reform in parliament where it will face stiff opposition.

Re-establishing order

Egypt looks to re-establish investor confidence under new rule

The political instability that has engulfed Egypt since the resignation of former president Hosni Mubarak has threatened to further suppress the country's FDI inflows and has led to a huge decline in tourism. But with a new democratically elected government, stability should return and with it investor confidence.

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