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Reform agenda opens Myanmar up to foreign investors

Myanmar's economic reform and political change are set to offer further incentives for investors entering the country.

Pennsylvania attracts record levels of investment for 2011

Investment into Pennsylvania hit record levels in 2011 with $5.18bn-worth of deals reported, according to fDiMarkets, with the city of Pittsburgh recording particularly impressive figures.

Middle East records stellar M&A figures

The Middle East's merger and acquisition activity continues to recover, despite political unrest in the region.

Chile launches diversification push

Chile embarks upon diversification push

The Chilean government is looking to make the country's economy less reliant on its mining sector.

Guatemala eyes BPO sector

Guatemala adjusts FDI focus to BPO sector

With the country's FDI inflows decreasing in 2011, Guatemala is looking to target the business processing outsourcing sector in 2012.

Who is following the BRICs teaser

Who is following the BRICs?

As the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – realise the decade-old prediction that they would become economic superpowers, attention now turns to the global economies that will follow them.

Enrique Garcia

CAF president looks to build on Latam's boom

The president of Latin America's development bank, Enrique Garcia, is confident that the region's favourable economic climate can be maintained in the long term, provided investors in the region spread their investments far and wide.

Predrag Sekulic

Montenegrin tourism minister looks to build a reputation

Montenegro's minister of sustainable development and tourism, Predrag Sekulic, explains how his country's reputation as a high-quality holiday destination is slowly growing, but further investment in construction and infrastructure is needed if it is to continue on an upward trajectory.

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Inaugral Global Special Economic Zones Summit highlights growing importance of SEZs

At the inaugural Global Special Economic Zones Summit in Malaysia, the country's officials were keen to promote the success of  the country's many SEZs, attributing the growth in Malaysia's economy to the influence of these zones.

Birmingham SWFs

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.

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