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Breaking the silicon mould

Breaking the silicon mould

Researchers say that a new city model – dubbed silicon city – can help foster innovation and has the capacity to transform cities, even, they stretch so far as to say, the economically destitute Detroit.

Trade restrictions still a problem: WTO director general

In a speech made in February, Roberto Azevedo, director general of World Trade Organisation, stressed that while trade was likely to pick up in 2014, trade restrictions still posed a problem.

Global real estate market sinks to a new low

Global real estate market sinks to a new low

The real estate sector took a pounding in 2013, with record lows forecast for foreign investment on a global scale. But on a regional level, the Asia-Pacific is seeing increased investment in the sector in what is thought to be an emerging trend.  

Inditex top investor in 2013

fDi Markets’ list of top foreign investors in 2013. 

US exports at record-high levels

US exports are up again in 2013 thanks to Latin America’s appetite for US products.

Utahs unique appeal wins over big names

Utah's unique appeal wins over big names

Utah's reputation of being one of the US's more remote and less exciting states does not seem to have put off a number of multinational companies from establishing operations within its borders. Michal Kaczmarski looks at what it is that is attracting these firms to the state.

Digital age brings small towns into global economy

Digital age brings small towns into global economy

Once living in a small town meant isolation and a lack of opportunity. That is all changing as remote, rural communities embrace the digital age and link up with the global economy.

Mike Pence

Indiana's warm welcome brings in the business

The pro-business environment in Indiana goes back for generations, the state's governor tells Karen E Thuermer. This, combined with the hospitality offered by Indiana's natives and a commitment to career and vocational education, is making the state stand out both nationally and globally.

Thomas J Donohue

The US Chamber of Commerce's trade equation

Chief of the US Chamber of Commerce, Thomas J Donohue is tasked with keeping the chamber’s agenda foremost in the minds of policymakers. And in 2014 that means focusing on expanding trade, producing more domestic energy and improving infrastructure. 

Out of the shadow

Brooklyn emerges from Manhattan's shadow

With real estate space at an astronomical premium in the traditional centre of New York City – Manhattan – investors are looking over the river to Brooklyn, which a wave of new developments is transforming into the next big location.

Global greenfield investment trends

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Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

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Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

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