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Have IPAs finally grown to love social media?

While most investment promotion agencies are yet to define a social media strategy, there is almost unanimous agreement that such a strategy can prove key to investment promotion efforts.

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Birmingham eyes SWFs funding for development projects

Birmingham has become the first city in the UK to target investment from sovereign wealth funds, as it announces plans to seek alternative funding for nine of its Big City Plan redevelopment projects.

Communications technology and the transformation of the workplace

Communications technology and the transformation of the workplace

With the emergence of cost-effective and easy-to-use communications technology, many companies are finding financial solutions in more flexible working arrangements, avoiding long-term real estate commitments. But what does this mean for property markets?

HSBC report: emerging economies set to eclipse developed world by 2050

A HSBC report predicts that global growth will increasingly be powered by emerging markets until 2050.

Beijing office rental costs soar: Cushman & Wakefield

The cost of prime office space in Beijing increased by 75% in 2011, making it the third most costly city for office space in Asia behind Hong Kong and Tokyo.

China overtakes Spain as top destination for retail FDI projects

In the first 11 months of 2011, China was the number one destination  country for FDI retail projects, following a significant 40% decrease in  the number of projects in Spain, the number one destination country for  retail in 2010.

State Bank of Pakistan announces FDI decline in the country

Data from both the State Bank of Pakistan and fDi Markets shows that FDI into Pakistan is in decline. But there is hope, with plans in the pipeline for large investments from companies in South Korea and China. 

Austria keeps FDI close to home

Unlike other European countries, many of which are taking advantage of opportunities to invest in emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region, the majority of outward FDI from Austria goes to countries in the 'Rest of Europe' region.

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An ambassadorial approach to FDI

Unbiased knowledge and high-level contacts are paramount for successful FDI, something that the usual specialist agencies and local partners cannot always offer. But a new service, run by former UK diplomats, is now helping high-profile companies safeguard their investments regardless of economic, political or legal uncertainties.

Green light for UK bribery law

After months of uncertainty, the UK's new bribery law will finally come into force in July

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