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View from Europe: the truth about the mittelstand

Germany’s mid-sized companies are both underrated and overrated, writes Martin G Kaspar.

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US and EU tighten FDI rules with China in view

The US has widened the scope of the CFIUS, while the EU has approved investment screening mechanism principles – both with China in mind. 

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Brexit boosts British FDI into Europe

Since the UK’s 2016 referendum, foreign investment by UK companies into the EU has grown by 12%, according to research by the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance. 

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Barcelona free zone looks to cement tech future

Barcelona’s new innovation hub is rising from the ashes of an old car manufacturing facility, projecting the area into the future of production. 

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Wallonia rises to forefront of Europe's life sciences scene

Strategies by regional authorities are transforming Wallonia in Belgium into an up-and-coming European centre for life sciences. 

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The Global Lawyer: The charge of the BIT brigade

Arbitrators charging into Crimea to rule on disputes with Russia – leading to retaliatory action by Russian banks – may have acted too hastily. 

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Klitschko looks to deliver knockout blow for Kiev

Kiev mayor Vitali Klitschko spoke to fDi at March's Mipim event about the city's appeal to Western investors.

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Portugal's tech-fuelled turnaround

Portugal’s economic recovery is in full swing and foreign investors are taking more interest than ever, especially in the tech sector.

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Portugal's fintech takes an international stage

Initially driven by local start-ups, Portugal's burgeoning fintech sector is now attracting foreign companies and fuelling global demand for top-class staff. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Portugal drives forward with mobility tech

Portugal is providing digital solutions for the automotive industry, combining the country’s expertise in traditional and modern engineering. 

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