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Belarus biotech TEASER

Belarus grasps pharmaceutical initiative

The pharmaceutical market in Belarus is seen as one of the country's most promising areas for economic growth, and with two pharma producers among its most profitable state-owned enterprises, this is a fact not lost on foreign investors.

Software and IT sector enjoys global success in 2011

There has been a global surge in the number of FDI projects in the  software and IT sector. Investment in the UK has seen a particular  upturn, with the number of projects increasing by nearly two-thirds from  2010's total, and London recording more than 100 projects in the year  so far.

Iraq seeks telecoms boost

Iraqi telecoms professionals call for government help in fulfilling potential.

Morocco tourism

Morocco looks to play to tourism strengths

Attracting travellers to Morocco is not difficult, given its array of natural attractions and reputation as a cultural hot-spot. However, the country's government is not resting on its laurels, and has launched a plan to pull in more tourists, and in doing so attract more foreign investment and create more jobs.

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Off the scrapheap: US car industry bounces back

The US car industry seemed to be in terminal decline only two years ago as the after-effects of the financial crisis battered the major car-makers present in the country and ravaged the regions in which they operated. However, the industry's rebirth is defying the doom-mongers, with GM, Ford and Chrysler all recovering and foreign firms investing throughout the country in a wide array of vehicle production activities.

Toyota leads the way as auto-makers increase the number of FDI projects in 2011

The automotive sector has seen an increased number of investments in  2011 compared to 2010, with Toyota, Volkwagen and Ford leading the way with the most investments.

Frankfurt airport

Frankfurt awaits impact of night flight ban

Frankfurt Airport's night-time flight ban has illustrated both how important air cargo traffic is to economic development and also how vulnerable logistics hubs are to sudden reversals of fortune.

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico increase their appeal to automobile industry

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico are all enjoying increasing levels of FDI, especially in the automotive industry.

Software and IT FDI projects in Canada boost job creation

Since 2003, software and IT FDI projects into Canada have created nearly 30,000 new jobs.

Mercosur is prime location for IT and software investments

Argentina. Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are attracting an increasing  number of FDI projects, with 2011 seeing a particular spike in the number of projects in the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector.

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