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Chris Christie

New Jersey's new investment landscape

New Jersey's proximity to some of the US's biggest metropolises may be a source of envy to some states, but its budget deficit and record on FDI most certainly were not. However, a new governor has brought with him a change in mindset, which has garnered some impressive results. 

Keeping the love alive

Keeping the love alive: why FDI aftercare must not be ignored

As expansions increase at the expense of greenfield investment, taking an existing partner for granted could become a costly mistake.

German automotive OEM sector witnesses decline in job creation

In 2008 more than 3000 jobs were created as a result of FDI in the German automotive original equipment manufacturing sector, but job creation has been in decline since.

FDI in Mexico down by nearly one-third

Investment in Mexico is down in the first six months of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.

homeward bound

Homeward bound: is the US set for a 'reshoring' boost?

Reviving the US manufacturing industry could cure the country of its economic and employment ills. But convincing companies to relocate is proving difficult, even with the price of offshoring to China on the up.

fDi Governors Awards 2012

The fDi Governor's Awards 2012

Texas governor Rick Perry has won the inaugural fDi Governor's Award for 2012, thanks in no small part to his pro-business approach which has helped to create 300,000 new jobs in the state in the past three years. 

Airbus announces $600m Alabama plant

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that it is to open a plant in Mobile, Alabama, its first venture into the US.

African countries at risk of reduced FDI

Africa's economies are set to struggle to maintain economic course as many face decreasing FDI and portfolio inflows from the west.

Shifts to the east benefit Hong Kong and Singapore

As an increasing number of financial services firms look to establish operations in Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are emerging as the most attractive destinations.

Biotech bolsters economic recovery in the US

At an annual biotech conference, officials from across the US were keen to show their enthusiasm and commitment to biotechnology investment.

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