German outward FDI decreasing in 2012

The first five months of 2012 have seen fewer German companies investing abroad, resulting in a significant decline in outward project numbers for the country.

Spain takes larger share of global FDI in 2012

FDI into Spain accounted for less than 1% of all projects globally in the first five months of 2011, but an uptick in investment has seen this proportion increase in 2012.

Manufacturing FDI makes slow recovery in Europe

There has been a slow but steady recovery of FDI into the European manufacturing sector, since investment took a serious hit in 2009.

African countries at risk of reduced FDI

Africa's economies are set to struggle to maintain economic course as many face decreasing FDI and portfolio inflows from the west.

Shifts to the east benefit Hong Kong and Singapore

As an increasing number of financial services firms look to establish operations in Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are emerging as the most attractive destinations.

South Australia refines its FDI strategy

South Australia's government has set up a promotional agency in a bid to attract more FDI to the region.

Tunisia tackles post-revolution problems head on

Officials in Tunisia are eager to show investors that Tunisia is a safe place to invest.

Serbia's new president on pro-business path

Recently elected Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic has pledged to remain dedicated to the country's attempt to enter the EU.

Business services boost in Turkey

The Turkish business services sector has experienced a significant increase in FDI, making it the most popular sector in the country in 2011.

UK top European destination for pharmaceutical investments in 2012

Six pharmaceutical FDI projects have been recorded in the UK in the  first quarter of 2012, making it the most popular destination in Europe  for such investments.

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