fDi Markets Newswire:

Latam states of future 2018-19 logo

fDi’s Latin American States of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

São Paulo ranks first in an inaugural study of states in Mexico and South America. 

Three years of steady FDI growth in Colombia

Colombia now ranks third behind only Brazil and Mexico for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Is record US FDI a win for Trump?

The US witnessed its largest ever inflow of greenfield foreign investment in 2017, but whether this result can be linked to President Trump’s policies is debatable. 

Mexico’s Obrador presidency: the FDI implications

Andrés Manuel López Obrador has won Mexico’s presidential elections, ending almost three decades of centre-right technocratic administrations and, according to the latest polls, shifting the balance of power in Congress decisively to the left. Sebastian Shehadi reports on what analysts believe this will mean for FDI.

riding an investment

El Salvador seeks to ride an investment wave

Not satisfied with a tourism industry largely built around surfing, El Salvador is hoping its hard-won political stability and skilled workforce can help the country become a future investment magnet. Michael Deibert reports.

jinko solar

JinkoSolar chooses Jacksonville as its place in the sun

Renewable energy specialist JinkoSolar has faced down Donald Trump’s tariff on solar panels made outside the US and chosen Jacksonville, Florida as the location of its new facility. Karen E Thuermer reports.

welcoming china

Uruguay central bank governor takes positive view of China's Latam influence

On his return from an official visit to Beijing, Uruguay’s central bank governor Mario Bergara catches up with Jacopo Dettoni to discuss China’s growing influence in Latin America.

laying the groundwork

Central bank chief hails a new chapter for Honduras

Efforts to improve Honduras's economy and security situation have made it a more attractive prospect for foreign investors, says Wilfredo Cerrato.

the age of

Dallas Fed chief: immigrants crucial to US workforce

Any effort to constrain US immigration is likely to dent growth, warns Robert Kaplan, CEO and president of the Dallas Fed. 

panama looks

Panama looks to cash in on growing China links

Interest from Chinese investors has rapidly grown in Panama since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 2017. Now negotiations for a free-trade agreement are about to begin, feeding expectations of mounting business opportunities across the board, as Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

fDi Tools

fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role: 

fdimarkets

For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here

fdibenchmark

To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here

fdireports

For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here