Minsk, Belarus

Belarus causes foreign investors to think again

Belarus is often regarded as Europe's final frontier, the continent's last dictatorship where foreign businesses fear to tread. However, there is a growing interest in the country among investors looking beyond the negative headlines and instead striving to be among the first to tap its unexploited potential.

Serbian president calls for more inter-Balkan co-operation

The president of Serbia says Balkan countries must work together to attract foreign investment.

China closes gap on the US for German FDI

China has seen increased investment from Germany-based companies, and  now stands second to only the US when it comes to FDI from the European  country.

Poland, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Warsaw Stock Exchange looks to serve a new Europe

Offering a unique exchange for Europe, the Warsaw Stock Exchange is expanding its reach with a growing number of foreign companies listing. And in its 20th year, the bourse is reaping the benefits of adopting high standards from its very inception as it becomes the go-to location for companies wishing to list in central and eastern Europe.

Frankfurt airport

Frankfurt awaits impact of night flight ban

Frankfurt Airport's night-time flight ban has illustrated both how important air cargo traffic is to economic development and also how vulnerable logistics hubs are to sudden reversals of fortune.

Diego López Garrido

Diego López-Garrido: planning a winning strategy for the EU

Spain's secretary of state for the EU says that Europe needs greater co-operation and longer-term planning if it is to survive and prosper.

Asia-Pacific leads FDI into Kenya

There has been increased investment into Kenya from Asia-Pacific,  Africa, North American and Western Europe in 2011, however, Middle  Eastern companies have decreased their spending in the country.

Jurgen Ligi

Estonia's finance minister lauds euro's role in country's recovery

Estonia's minister of finance explains how a combination of factors – from the country's euro adoption to the implementation of its austerity measures – has helped it recover from recession and provide a better environment for doing business.

Russia sees its manufacturing FDI appeal slip

Russia has historically been the most popular destination for manufacturing  FDI from rest of Europe countries, however, 2011 has seen a significant  decline in the number of projects in the country.

Mixed FDI fortunes for western European

With the UK set to remain the number one destination for FDI projects in western Europe in 2011, projects into the two largest economies in the region, France and Germany, have stagnated.

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