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Eurasia Group names top geopolitical risks

Risk consultancy Eurasia Group has released its report naming the top 10 geopolitical risks in 2019. Victoria Jones and Sebastian Shehadi report.

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How post-investment Chinese lessons can pay off

A case study of a UK engineering firm acquired by a Chinese company shows how both parties gained benefits from the deal, write professors Shaowei He and Zaheer Khan.

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Australia’s small town romance

Australia's regional communities are striving to gain some recognition in a national marketing strategy dominated by major cities. 

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South-east Asia is ripe for investment, says solar energy developer

Victor Dalal, director of business development for Omni Navitas in south-east Asia, tells Sebastian Shehadi why the US-based solar energy company is expanding in the region.

Vietnam sustains FDI growth amid US-China trade war

FDI into Vietnam rose to $19.1bn in 2018, climbing 9.1% compared with 2017. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Afghan advisor promotes the reform agenda

Ajmal Ahmady, senior economic advisor to the president of Afghanistan, tells Mariam Meskin the importance of foreign investment and trade for national reforms. 

BASF’s $10bn China plant followed ‘market logic not trade war’

Germany’s BASF is investing $10bn in a new manufacturing base in Guangdong province. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Alibaba and Softbank bet big on Indonesia tech unicorn

The two global names injected extra $1.1bn into local e-commerce firm Tokopedia, as Indonesia is hailed as the major south-east Asia e-commerce market. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

FDI projects into South Australia peaked in 2017

The state remains a desirable destination. Emma McCoy reports.

FDI into Uzbekistan on the rise in 2018

Renewable energy is becoming an investment reality in Uzbekistan. Niall Bullock reports.