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World Cup hosts hope for FDI boost

Choosing Russia and Qatar to host football's 2018 and 2022 football World Cups wasn't without controversy. However, with decisions made, the countries can start to build the required stadia, develop their infrastructure, and prepare for the influx of football fans

Insurer warns of risk review for emerging markets

Political unrest in the Middle East and north Africa likely to lead to  risk reassessment in the emerging markets, says specialist insurer

Tim Hortons launches Middle East push

A huge expansion into the Middle East has been announced by Canadian coffee shop firm Tim Hortons

Uganda braced for FDI increase

Oil production set to lead Uganda's FDI rise for 2011

BBVA advocates abandoning the BRIC acronym

Spanish bank says that its 'Eagles' acronym more fairly reflects the  world's emerging economies

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Middle East Cities of the Future: Winners

Dubai has been crowned the Middle East City of the Future 2010/11, cementing the emirate’s dominance when it comes to investment in the region. Jacqueline Walls reports on the leading performers


Anbar creates economic development council

Iraq province's special council to target foreign investors to aid its recovery from the conflict of the past decade

View from the Middle East & Africa: December 2010/January 2011

The coming year looks set to strengthen Africa's reputation as the world's greatest untapped market for resource-hungry investors

South Korea and UAE sign investment pact

Agreement harnesses UAE capital with South Korean technical skills

Iraq and Jordan join MEA top ten FDI destinations

Iraq and Jordan are now in the top 10 FDI destination countries in the Middle East and Africa region for 2010, with 35 and 42 investments respectively

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