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Software companies get funding boost to aid expansion

Funding directed towards software companies has shown a marked increase in 2012 so far, with creative industries being the chief beneficiary.

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Renewable energy sees boost to FDI expenditure in 2011

Figures show that renewable energy was the fastest growing sector for FDI in 2011, while the number of projects in the coal, oil and natural gas sector declined.

Singapore looks to woo investors with new tax incentives

Singapore's finance minister has announced a number of new initiatives and tax incentives in a bid to attract investment to the city-state.

Finland’s Adelia Group targets DRC’s Équateur province

With political tensions in the country easing, Finnish natural resources company Adelia Group is looking to take advantage of untapped opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

India-based MindTree bucks trend to invest in US software development operation

Indian IT consultancy MindTree has announced that it is to open its first US-based development centre to meet the needs of its large customer base in the country.

Renationalisation threatens to shake investor confidence in Argentina

Argentinian president Cristina Fernández's decision to renationalise the country's largest oil company is the latest in a series of populist moves that could seriously dent the country's reputation and its ability to attract FDI.

London mayor to promote investment through fDi Magazine award

London is using its first place ranking in fDiMagazine's European Cities & Regions of the Future 2012/13 as a way of attracting even more foreign investment, according to the city's mayor Boris Johnson.

Software and IT services gains ground in the US

The US software and IT services sector witnessed more than double the number of FDI projects in 2011 compared to 2010, but the sector still trails behind the US business services and financial services sectors.

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Unclogging inner-city arteries: the case for mass-transit systems

In many of the world's major cities, traffic gridlock comes as standard. With such high number of vehicles on the roads leading to heavy pollution and frustratingly long commuting times, the case for mass rapid-transit systems is becoming increasingly difficult for many cities to ignore.

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Oil discovery ignites political tensions in Uganda

Oil reserves discovered in Uganda have the potential to transform the economic status of one of the world's least developed countries. But ongoing political friction in the country and indecision over the laws pertaining to the extraction of the oil are causing concerns about just how beneficial the money from these reserves will be to the country as a whole.

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