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Düsseldorf mayor looks to maintain big draw

Düsseldorf's mayor speaks to fDi about the city's commitment to nurturing start-ups.

Flurry of arbitration notices in India

Carefully timed arbitration notices from several foreign companies in India send strong signals to the new government that they need to reform the country's business landscape.

A place to innovate

A place to innovate: giving Africa's start-ups a leg-up

Small, start-up businesses offer huge potential for the people of sub-Saharan Africa, but gaining access to funding and adequate infrastructure has not always been straightforward. Are innovation hubs the answer?

UK acquisitions down in 2013

There was a dramatic decrease in the number of acquisition deals closed by UK companies in 2013, compared with 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Vodafone and Indian government fail to reach resolution

The ongoing dispute between mobile phone operator Vodafone and the Indian government has hit another stalemate, with talks over a retrospectively applied tax bill breaking down.

India's tax problems continue

India's tax policies have come under scrutiny once again, as multinational corporations have hit out at the tax demands being made by the country.

India's turnaround on tough tax rules

Pressure from foreign investors has caused India's government to rethink its new General Anti-Avoidance Rules, which were passed in 2012.

The India enigma

Reform or regress: India's battle to boost its flagging FDI growth story

The strict rules governing foreign investment in India appear to be thwarting the country's economic potential. However, hopes that the government will send out clear signals that it is committed to reforming its business policies are being thwarted by its opponents, both inside and outside of the government.

India’s proposed tax law could trigger FDI exits

In a bid to reduce the country's budget deficit, the Indian government is considering the introduction of a new bill, which would require foreign companies to make retrospective tax payments. But international companies unanimously agree that such a law would lead to their retreat from the country.

Global greenfield investment trends

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