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Diverse portfolio tactic pays off for Goodrich

Goodrich has evolved into a player in the aerospace industry through organic growth and shrewd acquisitions. And now the biggest challenge yet – co-ordinating its units to Boeing's Dreamliner

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Nicaragua's new energy

Nicaragua's aggressive efforts to attract investment have been relatively successful, but as Spencer Andersonreports, the country must tackle its infrastructure shortfall, unemployment levels and provide cheaper and more stable energy supplies if it is to fulfil its potential

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Tbilisi hopes infrastructure improvement, location will boost economy

Tbilisi is well placed between continents to be a trade, transport and tourism hub. Its mayor tells Courtney Fingarhow rail developments and regenerating its old town will realise these goals

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Wallonia's aeronautical industry sets out its stall at Paris Air Show

The dominant player in Belgium's aerospace sector, Wallonia is out to prove at Le Bourget this year that it has what it takes to remain competitive in the face of increasing demand, despite the value of its exports falling dramatically due to the global financial crisis

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Shanghai tops transport technology rankings

fDiBenchmark rankings show Shanghai is lead world city for transport technology projects, with US the top country

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Kazakhstan tries to avoid oil curse

Kazakhstan is putting the hard lessons learnt during the financial crisis into practice as it embarks on a major programme of privatisation intended to wean the country off an overdependence on oil and put it on a sound macroeconomic footing

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Can tourism FDI develop other sectors?

Countries often look to develop their tourism sectors in the hope that it will also boost the wider economy. But do the benefits necessarily pass on to other business sectors and the community at large?

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View from the C-suite: Accor's multifaceted approach

Accor president Yann Caillère explains why traditional strategies are not viable in the hotel business. For a sector vulnerable to recession, survival depends on adapting and growing

Russia set for increase in automotive FDI

Russia could be Europe's largest car market by 2020

Software and IT overtakes financial services as leading FDI sector for projects in 2010

The software and IT sector saw increased FDI in 2010, pulling ahead of financial services as the leading sector for FDI projects in 2010.

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