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Baker McKenzie’s Anahita Thoms on the rise of FDI screening

Following the US’s lead, Germany is stepping up its FDI screening laws, especially with regards to Chinese investment in critical industries. The EU and global community are beginning to follow suit, Anahita Thoms, partner at Baker McKenzie, tells Sebastian Shehadi.

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South America’s shift to right still to bear economic fruit

Progress on market reforms appears to be stalling amid resistance from opposition-dominated parliaments and fears of populist backlashes, writes Yigal Chazan.

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US ambassador to the UK puts job creation first

Woody Johnson, US ambassador to the UK, talks to Sebastian Shehadi about how Donald Trump plans to keep the US an attractive destination for investment.

Will Trump tariffs threaten inward investment to US?

Swedish home appliance manufacturer Electrolux has put its expansion plan in Tennessee on delay after the Trump administration announced plans to raise tariffs on steel and aluminium. Erika Morphy looks at the possible repercussions of this move. 

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Pittsburgh seeks to maintain green energy advantage

With a long history of innovation in the energy sector, Pittsburgh still stands at the forefront of the industry. As Karen E Thuermer discovers, its favourable location, natural resources and academic excellence are combining to create new ways to power North America in a cleaner, greener way.

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View from the Americas: too early to tell on Trump's tax revolution

Recent changes to the US tax system are so drastic that it will be some time before their effect on FDI can be perceived, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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Mahindra head looks to play to Detroit's strengths

India’s Mahindra Group is investing in an automaking plant in Detroit to build utility vehicles from scratch, attracted by a combination of engineering talent, non-union labour and state incentives, as CEO Rick Haas tells Philippa Maister.

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Turks and Caicos reveal post-hurricane recovery plans

Despite a battering from hurricanes in 2017, the Turks and Caicos Islands is back open for business, with ambitions to broaden tourism, increase fishing and build on financial services, as premier Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson tells Courtney Fingar.

Bombardier wins surprise victory in US trade ruling

The US trade commission has reversed its decision that Canada's Bombardier had an unfair advantage over rival Boeing, in a move that surprised many. Philippa Maister reports.

Ecuador votes to limit presidential terms

Ecuador's February 4 referendum confirmed the popularity of president Lenín Moreno and his reform agenda, and dealt former president Rafael Correa a major blow. 

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