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AIIB looks to keep sharp focus amid wide remit

Dong-ik Lee, director-general of investment operations at the AIIB, tells fDi about the bank's efforts throughout Asia and further afield.

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Backlash grows over China's development funding

Some of China's Belt and Road Initiative partners are expressing concerns that development cash seems to come with strings attached.

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Is the era of the sweat shop coming to an end?

With links to exploitative labour conditions now hugely damaging to a fashion house's reputation, how is the industry reacting?

Adrienne Klasa

Development Dispatch: China-US rivalry plays out in development finance

Who will benefit from the US and China locking horns over development finance?

Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: The rise of the smart cities

Careful planning, monitoring and execution are needed to ensure Asia's cities are the smartest.

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Kazakhstan woos investors in diversification bid

Kazakhstan is bidding to increase outside investment with the development of transport links, privatisations, and a new finance centre in Astana.

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Kazakhstan pushes on with major privatisation programme

As part of its plan to reduce government share in the economy to 15%, Kazakhstan aims to sell more than 700 companies by 2020. 

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Digital Economies of the Future 2018/19 – the results

London’s success in attracting major technology companies has helped it to land fDi’s award for best digital economy.

US tightens trade laws

The world is waiting to see the effect of new US investment laws on trade.

Mixed FDI outlook after Cambodian elections

Cambodia has pivoted further towards one-party rule, threatening EU and US business links.