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Japanese official looks to raise international profile

Japan’s upcoming international events could spell opportunity for real estate FDI.  

Greenfield investment in UK tech slips

The UK tech sector saw its lowest level of greenfield investment in nine years.

China pilots free zones

China is trialling more liberal policies for foreign investors. 

Unctad: Shanghai best-connected port again

China’s second city tops Unctad’s LSCI ranking. 

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Indonesia finance minister seeks simple and sustainable investment offer

Indonesia’s minister of finance tells fDi about the country’s infrastructure deficit and its desire for investment in sustainable industries. 

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Indonesia CBG extends an open invitation to investors

Central bank governor Perry Warjiyo has seen Indonesia open up to investment in recent years but there is still plenty of scope for the country’s industries to grow.

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Kazakh Invest deputy CEO moves from preaching to proactivity

The deputy CEO of Kazakhstan’s national investment promotion agency talks to fDi about the country’s new FDI strategy.

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Will the textile industry clean up its act?

The global fashion industry is a major consumer of resources and cause of pollution. As companies pledge to clean up, will governments come on board? 

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Will IMF loan bring stability and investment to Pakistan?

Will Pakistan’s biggest ever IMF bailout of $6bn provide the economic stability that has long eluded the country, and improve its FDI prospects? 

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AIFC sets sights on central Asian financial hub status

The Astana International Financial Centre in Kazakhstan’s capital city is looking to attract investors to raise its profile.