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China announces new FDI-related policy

The Chinese government has announced a new policy that aims to simplify the administration process for new investors in the country.

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CEE outperforms Western Europe: World Bank

The EU11 – Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia – have outperformed the rest of the EU member countries when it comes to inward FDI for the past two years, according to the World Bank.

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Disputes on the rise in past decade, says report

A new study shows that the number of reported investor-state disputes has increased substantially over the past decade.

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Investors disappointed by India's new budget

India's new budget, which finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram had previously suggested would clarify and reduce the country's tax rules, has been met with a cold reception from foreign investors.

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Nigeria's 'smart' city set to attract significant investment

A new private city development in Nigeria is set to be the second largest such development in the world, attracting up to $15bn of FDI and covering an area of more than 10 square kilometres.

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G-20 needs to move on tax issue, says Taxand

Indecision between the G-20 countries on how to tackle the problem of tax avoidance by multinational companies is damaging investor confidence, according to tax advisory firm Taxand.

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North Korea set to open up for FDI

A delegate of German business experts are reported to have visited North Korea to consult with the government on how best to open up to FDI.

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Dubai plans to revise FDI rules

Dubai's government has announced plans to change its regulations on foreign ownership of business in a bid to attract more FDI.

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India's tax problems continue

India's tax policies have come under scrutiny once again, as multinational corporations have hit out at the tax demands being made by the country.

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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.

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