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Smart growth for Sydney

Sydney takes smart route to expanding horizons

Sydney's population growth rate is such that it will soon no longer be able to spread outwards. To accommodate this rise, data and technology are increasingly being used to provide solutions. Douglas Clark reports on the city's smart thinking.

Nation brands 2016

Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and investment attractiveness.

India woos China for ‘mutual benefit’

India names its fast-growing mobile phone market and low labour costs as two good reasons for Chinese companies to move to India, although China fears such migration could lead to job losses at home. 

FDI flows from China into Russia hit new high in 2015

Chinese FDI into Russia reached a new peak last year, reports Julia Klotzer.

Asia-Pacific business services FDI into US continues to fall

Business services projects are following a downward pattern year on year since 2013. James Whitten reports.

Chinese investment into Africa soars in 2016

China's investment into Africa continues to rise, with a significant increase so far in 2016 on last year's total, reports Simon Curtis.

greenfield

Vietnam leads emerging market greenfield FDI performance index

The south-east Asian nation is punching almost 6.5 times above its weight when it comes to greenfield inward investment levels.

Brexit gives Indian investors pause

The UK’s decision to leave the EU is forcing Indian investors to reconsider their operations in the country, particularly regarding steel production and IT services.

Thailand FDI at an 11-year low

Disappointing first-half figures for Thailand are partly explained by French supermarket group’s withdrawal, says central bank governor.

Japan struggles to improve inward FDI

Abenomics reforms promised to revamp FDI, yet have gained little traction so far. But behind the official statistics, something is stirring.