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Jamaica's investment promotion agency, Jampro

Caribbean IPAs go extra mile to fight preconceptions

Dogged by preconceptions of the region being a little more than a holiday retreat or a tax haven, investment promotion agencies in the Caribbean are focusing upon providing the best possible service to would-be investors – both large and small – in order to attract international businesses to their countries.

Indian and Chinese companies lead BRIC investment charge

Companies from India and China were leading source FDI countries among BRICs in 2011.

IMF predicts continued growth for Asia

Asia's growth is set to stay above global averages into 2013, according an IMF report.

Mexico dominates intra-Latam FDI tables

Intra-Latin American FDI figures for 2011 show Mexico to be the region's dominant investor.

Fibre-optic cable funding shows changing face of African project financing

The new west African sub-marine fibre-optic cable uses multilateral development approach to funding.

S&P warns MENA countries over eurozone instability

Ratings agency says downward ratings possible for many MENA countries due to weak economic growth.

Tanzania president tells African governments that regional integration is key

The president of Tanzania tells AfDB delegates that the continent must promote intra-African trade if it is to avoid further economic crises.

Global business conditions worsen for mining sector: Behre Dolbear

Australia, Canada, Chile and Brazil still provide investors with the most stable political and economic conditions for investing in mining, but an annual ranking by an international mining advisory firm shows that the investment climate in the sector has deteriorated since 2010.

Albania in tourism push

Senior officials in Albania have prioritised the growth of the country's tourist industry in a bid to attract investors.

Communications FDI into Latam and the Caribbean up 72% in 2011

Communications sector projects entering Latin America and the Caribbean rose to 112 in 2011.

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