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Iraq bank calls for more competition

With licensing procedures simplified by Iraq's central bank, the government-owned Trade Bank of Iraq is encouraging foreign-owned lenders to set up in the country.

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Brazilian city outperforming larger rivals

The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is proving its worth as an investor-friendly destination, as the country prepares itself for the 2014 football World Cup. 

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Report: OECD growth to stagnate

Global growth forecast uneven between developed and emerging economies. 

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Italy’s investment promotion efforts get an overhaul

Italy has established a new investment promotion agency, the Italian Trade Promotion Agency.

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Africa struggles to shake negative image: Ernst & Young

Despite attracting growing levels of FDI, Africa is still perceived by a large number of investors as an unattractive and risky destination, according to a report by Ernst & Young.

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Slump in FDI fortunes for Latin America and the Caribbean

FDI flows into Latin America and the Caribbean decreased by more than 50% in 2012, compared with the previous year, and just one country – Chile – managed to record an increase in project numbers.

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India's multi-brand retail policy has no buyers

India's controversial policy to allow foreign investors to own up to a 51% stake in multi-brand retail has failed to attract any fresh investment into the country.

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Egypt's FDI attractiveness under threat, says report

Political indecision is at risk of destabilising the business environment in Egypt, according to a recent report by Ceemea Business Group, which covers central and eastern Europe and the Middle East and Africa.

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Chinese auto supplier makes Missouri investment

After a 15-month selection process, Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems has chosen to open its new US plant in Missouri.

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North America holds on to FDI lead

Despite recording a decline in project numbers of nearly 10%, North America was still the top performing region for FDI in 2012.

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