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Portugal's long-term education strategy pays off

Portugal’s long-term educational policies are paying dividends, with a high proportion of young people speaking more than one language and even sporting a master's degree. This in turn is attracting international companies and creating conditions that could lure many overseas Portuguese back. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Kecskemét hits the right notes to become Hungary FDI hub

According to its mayor, Hungary’s Kecskemét has attracted major companies such as Mercedes-Benz with its flexible, creative and productive workforce. This is thanks to an educational system that combines the Kodály method with a strong vocational focus, she tells Courtney Fingar. 

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Orbán's Hungary defies the critics to draw in FDI

Hungary’s politics – perceived by some as insular – might have drawn flak, but they have certainly not deterred investors. Officials say the country’s stability is successfully attracting FDI as well as substantial reinvestment, while exports recently hit a high, as Courtney Fingar reports.  

Mercedes-Benz bets big on Hungary

Hungary has struck a $1.1bn deal with Mercedes-Benz that has broken the country's record for a single greenfield investment in car manufacturing.

Mercedes-Benz USA moves to Atlanta

The carmaker is relocating its headquarters to take advantage of Georgia’s low-cost environment, workforce quality and location. 

South Africa seeks a shift in momentum

South Africa seeks a shift in momentum

Long considered Africa's leading economy, South Africa has struggled to maintain momentum in recent years, leading to rising unemployment and a contracting economy. A renewed emphasis on industrial development zones is seen as one way to preserve the country's regional FDI crown.

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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.

After the storm: how disaster can present opportunity

After the storm: how disaster can present opportunity

Officials across the US have found that their states' quick and efficient responses to major natural disasters serve as an effective promotion tool.

Airbus announces $600m Alabama plant

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that it is to open a plant in Mobile, Alabama, its first venture into the US.

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