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Record high investment into New Zealand despite notes of protectionism

New Zealand has witnessed record high inflows of FDI in 2018, garnering $1.32bn between January and May, but the investment climate is still uncertain.

PowerChina launches world’s largest foreign investment in green energy

PowerChina is investing $17.8bn to develop five hydropower facilities in North Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Investors cool over Modi economic plans

India’s premier wants to turn his country into an industrial giant, but investors have yet to be convinced, writes Henry Burrows of consultancy Alaco. 

Sydney surfs the tech wave

Technology thrives on the flow of talent, ideas and money, and Sydney is building on its widespread appeal to build a strong tech ecosystem that adds another international dimension to the city’s economy, writes Douglas Clark.

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View from Europe: Is India's return to protectionism going under the radar?

By focusing on the US/China trade war, Europeans are missing the rise of Indian protectionism, writes Martin G Kaspar.

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Uzbekistan investment chief looks to gain greater visibility

Shukhrat Vafaev, deputy chairman of Uzbekistan’s Committee for Investments and executive director of Uzbekistan’s Reconstruction and Development Fund, speaks to Sebastian Shehadi about reforms to attract outside investment into the country, including liberalising foreign exchange and changes to the legal system.

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Second time lucky for Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea failed to make the most of its resources boom, as poorly negotiated contracts and volatile exchange rates left the country's infrastructure and economy sorely lacking. However, as Jacopo Dettoni discovers, there is hope that the next wave of resources-based revenues will be put to better use. 

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PNG prime minister gives green concerns priority in growth strategy

Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill tells Jacopo Dettoni about the government’s ambitions for new major natural gas and mining projects in the next few years, and how the country will use the returns to diversify its economy and ensure sustainable growth. 

Sri Lanka is most diversified island economy for third year running

Sri Lanka and New Zealand remain at the top of the table of diversified island economies, boasting wide-ranging FDI landscapes, while Malta has risen to third place, displacing the Dominican Republic. Cathy Mullan reports.

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Slow but sure signs of change in Uzbekistan

After years of tight control, Uzbekistan is opening up, with president Shavkat Mirziyoyev committing to liberalising the economy and modernising the energy sector. It is a major change of approach and a process that is now “irreversible” says the government. Courtney Fingar reports

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