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Canada cuts into US's FDI market share

North America overall saw an FDI increase in 2018, while the US loses some market share to its northern neighbour.

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Vietnam expert hails period of stability

Andy Ho, CIO of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, talks about the effects of the US-China trade war.

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US and EU tighten FDI rules with China in view

The US has widened the scope of the CFIUS, while the EU has approved investment screening mechanism principles – both with China in mind. 

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Why did Amazon cancel its Long Island delivery?

The cancellation of Amazon's Long Island headquarters left investment agencies examining what went wrong and what lessons they could take from this volte-face. 

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View from the Americas: Industry 4.0 and tracking the future of FDI

The fourth industrial revolution – based on technology – will have a global impact across sectors. FDI is no exception, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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Singapore tops fDi's first biotech rankings

Singapore has been named fDi's first Biotech Location of the Future for its impressive record of job creation, low corruption levels and IP protection. 

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US Opportunity Zones open the door to foreign investors

The likes of Amazon are making the most of US rules that allow companies to forgo capital gain taxes when investing in 'economically distressed areas'. Now foreign investors are looking to do the same. 

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How will border unrest affect a reborn Tijuana?

How is Tijuana faring in the aftermath of clashes between Central American migrants and US officials?

Martin Kaspar

View from Europe: why do IPAs have a bad name?

IPAs seem to have a poor reputation in corporate circles. Martin Kaspar looks at why.

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Labour pains: why the US is facing a blue-collar shortfall

A combination of economic and demographic factors has forced US companies to take drastic action to stave off an imminent shortage of blue-collar workers. 

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