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India set to attract record number of automotive projects in 2011

The number of automotive projects in India has been steadily increasing over the past six years, and with a large number of projects already recorded in 2011, the trend looks set to continue.

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Asian cities lead ICT charge

While it is Asian cities that dominate fDi's most attractive ICT destinations ranking, the US is still comfortably the lead country.

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Latin America poised for IT boom

The IT and software sector in Latin America has witnessed a slump in recent years. However, its impressive performance at a time when much of the rest of the world is faltering has caused investors to rethink their strategies in the region.

Glen Raven uses power of reinvention to break Asian market

Despite making its name as a fabrics manufacturer, US company Glen Raven is looking beyond its traditional strengths to take advantage of lucrative opportunities throughout Asia.

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US ports dig deep to capitalise on Panama Canal reopening

East and south coast US states are improving their ports and intermodal infrastructure, as the widening of the Panama Canal nears completion.

Lyon thinks big

Lyon's small but perfectly formed business environment

In sectors such as green technology and life sciences, Lyon holds a presence for investors that belies its small stature.

Gabon, building for the future

Will Gabon buck the trend of Africa's underperforming SEZs?

Gabon's new special economic zone in Nkok hopes to overcome the problems that have stunted the growth of Africa's other SEZs.

India-bound: Life sciences company DSM chose to locate one of its shared service operations in Hyderabad
From Sectors

How to choose a shared service location

With big organisations increasingly looking to reduce costs and streamline processes by locating shared services offshore, Sandra Higgison looks at the dos and don'ts of location selection.

General Electric's headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut

General Electric brings it all back home

Spiralling currency exchange costs, narrowing wage gaps and increasingly high transportation prices are driving up the cost of manufacturing abroad. For General Electric’s appliances and lighting division this provides the perfect opportunity to repatriate production facilities and invest in manufacturing in the US. 

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Co-operation opportunities look set to open up Pacific Basin

With emerging economies in Asia and Latin America driving global growth, co-operation between countries in these regions is set to accelerate.

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