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Indonesia keeping up with the neighbours

Will Indonesia's masterplan see it live up to its potential?

Indonesia has achieved significant economic growth in the past three years and now, with the help of a new development plan, its government has set the ambitious target of transforming the country into a major economic power by 2025. Can Indonesia compete on the same stage as Asia's behemoth economies such as India and China, or will the basic issues of infrastructure and inflation continue to hold it back?

Who is following the BRICs teaser

Who is following the BRICs?

As the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – realise the decade-old prediction that they would become economic superpowers, attention now turns to the global economies that will follow them.

Enrique Garcia

CAF president looks to build on Latam's boom

The president of Latin America's development bank, Enrique Garcia, is confident that the region's favourable economic climate can be maintained in the long term, provided investors in the region spread their investments far and wide.

US recovery will slow growth in BRIC economies, says PwC

With strong growth forecast for the US economy in 2012, Brazil, Russia,India and China are expected to see a slowdown in the level of capital entering their economies, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Growing BRIC economies vulnerable to high-risk events

Brazil, Russia, India and China have all witnessed rapid economic growth in recent years, but according to a study by Maplecroft, the economies of all four emerging countries are ill-prepared for major risk events such as pandemics, terrorism and climate change. 

Emerging economies top FDI confidence survey

China and India top AT Kearney's 2012 FDI Confidence Index, while the US drops to fourth.

Industrial machinery, equipment and tools tops 2011 inward FDI sector tables in Brazil

For eight years, software and IT services has been the most popular sector for inward FDI in Brazil. This changed in 2011, however, when the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector recorded a record number of projects.

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico increase their appeal to automobile industry

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico are all enjoying increasing levels of FDI, especially in the automotive industry.

Mercosur is prime location for IT and software investments

Argentina. Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are attracting an increasing  number of FDI projects, with 2011 seeing a particular spike in the number of projects in the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector.

Manufacturing FDI into Brazil steps up a gear in 2011

BASF, Siemens, Volkswagen, ArcelorMittal and Doosan have all invested in the Brazilian manufacturing sector so far in 2011.

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