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Danish real estate builds on its strengths

Led by booming capital city Copenhagen, Denmark’s real estate is continuing to thrive, thanks to strong economic fundamentals and a currency pegged to the euro. Jason Mitchell reports.

Copenhagen mayor makes property investment plea

The mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, tells fDi that his city needs property developments to accommodate its growing population.

Copenhagen the green giant of FDI

Copenhagen: the green giant of FDI

The most popular destination for FDI in northern Europe, Copenhagen's mayor, Frank Jensen, tells Natasha Turak how the city is hoping to further its FDI credentials by meeting an ambitious target to become the first carbon-neutral city in the world by 2020.

Northern European investors still active in China: SEB

A bi-annual survey of northern European investors, conducted by Scandinavian bank SEB, found that, despite a slight dip in investor sentiment, companies were largely still pursuing their long-term growth plans in China.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Why Denmark is looking to fill its investment gap

Denmark has been struggling to attract FDi in the past few years, with its 'investment gap' reaching a towering €69bn in 2012. Despite its highly skilled workforce and reputation for innovation, the country's high costs are perceived to be putting off would-be investors. So what can be done?

Breaking down borders in investment promotion

Breaking down borders in investment promotion

The competitive nature of investment promotion means that border cities still view their neighbours as rivals when it comes to investment promotion. But a handful of European border cities are bucking this trend.

Nordic M&A activity up in 2012

In 2012, merger and acquisition activity in the Nordic region experienced significant levels of growth, while in western Europe activity declined by almost the same amount.

Mixed results for Scandinavian FDI in 2011

Denmark registered a decrease in FDI project numbers in 2011, while Sweden and Norway both saw increases.

Fuel for thought

Will Africa be the focal point of biomass boom?

The rising price of oil coupled with newfound environmental concerns have left many countries looking to source alternative energy supplies and biofuel – long used in households across Africa – has emerged as one potential source of alternative energy. But as investors look to exploit biofuel's potential, questions are already being raised about the sustainability of the sector.

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