Profile - Andrus Ansip - An envious record

Profile: Andrus Ansip - An envious record

Estonia’s small budget deficit and flat-tax policy mean that its immediate prospects look decidedly more attractive than many of the eurozone countries it is set to join next year, the country’s prime minister tells Courtney Fingar.

A golden discovery

Soviet blueprints have revealed a mine of information – literally – that will help lift Armenia from the hole caused by the collapse of its construction industry and build on an IMF pledge of assistance, finds Gareth Gore.

Alternative exposure

Though London dominates the UK investment arena, the country’s secondary cities, such as Leeds in Yorkshire, are successfully making a play to attract companies put off by the capital’s high costs. Charlie Corbett reports.

Lessening the impact

While BBI airport will create half the combined annual carbon emissions of Tegel, SchÖnefeld and Templehof airports, environmental efforts do not stop there, says Tom Blass.

Berlin moves on

Vital transport links, including BBI and the Hauptbahnhof station, have already attracted big-name businesses to set up operations in Berlin, reveals Tom Blass.

Turbo boost

A new airport will further propel the fortunes of the Berlin-Brandenburg region’s clean technology and aerospace companies, writes Tom Blass.

Coming in to land

Coming in to land

Tom Blass reports on the progress of one of the latest symbols of German unity, Berlin Brandenburg International Airport.

frankfurt finds the right balance

Frankfurt finds the right balance

A strong infrastructure, stable economy, excellent transport links and good quality of life are some of the reasons why business leaders in Frankfurt are confident about the city’s financial future.

A good, clean fight?

The UK’s new bribery bill has finally brought the country’s law broadly in line with OECD convention, but it remains to be seen whether the new legal framework will clean up business practices. Peter Guest reports.

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Civic partnership

Locally arranged partnerships between business and government are to replace Many of the UK’s regional development agencies, reports Courtney Fingar.

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