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Influx of FDI in African software and IT sector

Capital intensive FDI projects in the software and IT sector have helped create jobs in Africa, with multinationals such as IBM and Hewlett Packard announcing significant investments on the continent. 

Mongolia's Oyu Tolgoi mine

Mongolia set for resources boom

Leading global operators are turning their attention further east, eyeing mineral-rich Mongolia’s potential to become the next commodities hub in the Asia-Pacific region.

Joint infrastructure ventures benefit the Middle East

PPPs in the Middle East and north Africa are set to boost the region with $100bn in investments planned for the next five years.

Healthy growth of international tourism in first half of 2011

All world regions have seen sustained demand in international tourism, with the exception of the Middle East and north Africa.

NY and London retain supremacy as top international finance centres

London and New York have maintained their dominance as the world's leading international finance centres, despite scoring lower than in 2010. 

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Abdul Karim al-Luaibi: showing the world Iraq's potential

Iraq has made solid progress in developing its oil capabilities and has ambitious plans to increase production further, according to its minister of oil, Abdul Karim al-Luaibi.

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Building a future: Iraq's race for oil refineries

Iraq's dated oil infrastructure desperately needs updating and expanding so it can meet increasing demands. The government has ambitious plans, but can it engage the international oil companies to invest in them?

Software FDI into Latin America on the increase

Software FDI into Latin America has increased sharply in 2011.

Investment in London’s IT and software sector jumps

London has received a massive boost to its software and IT sector, thanks in part to the UK's Tech City initiative.

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China's cities top in manufacturing

China is the most attractive country for manufacturing, with its cities also topping fDi’s benchmark rankings.

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