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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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How will Trump's tax attack impact global FDI?

Momentous changes to US tax law, which include slashing the corporation tax rate and overhauling rules governing US companies’ foreign earnings, will have global repercussions on competition and FDI, as Erika Morphy reports.

Cuba focuses on renewable energy investment

Cuba is pinning its FDI hopes on its renewable energy sector, aiming for a substantial investment. Nicola Bilotta reports.

US oil boom creates investment opportunities

The production increase in US crude oil has the potential to reshuffle the dynamics of global energy markets and boost investment into the country's coal, oil and natural gas sector. Mario Schnider reports.

Trump proposes $1500bn US infrastructure plan

Donald Trump's plans for upgrading the US's infrastructure show a departure form the country's traditional federal works initiatives, writes Erika Morphy.

US tax reform to cost $2,000bn in global FDI, Unctad says

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act puts in place major incentives for US MNEs to repatriate part of the $3,200bn in accumulated profits they have held abroad for fiscal convenience, as Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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US Congress considers foreign investment reforms

A bill to screen foreign investments (especially from China) into the US and control hi-tech exports, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act, will close gaps in vetting – but could result in an over-regulated tech sector, says Rod Hunter.

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