Latest articles from Sectors

Robust growth for Latin American aerospace

Aerospace investment projects into  Latin America grew robustly from  2003 to 2009, with last year the best  on record.

From Sectors

SWFs back in favour

Despite taking a heavy hit to their portfolios and garnering bad press along the way, sovereign wealth funds are finally starting to be accepted as an integral part of the international investment paradigm, writes Courtney Fingar and Paul Forrest

China wind firms target Americas

Chinese wind turbine companies are exploring areas in North and South America for international expansion opportunities.

id protection gets smart

ID protection gets smart

Governments around the world are realising the benefits of smartcard technology for passports and id cards, creating big opportunities for businesses.


Poland's valley of the wings takes off

Poland’s ‘aviation valley’ around Rzeszow has 70 years of history in the aerospace industry but is achieving fresh success thanks to its highly skilled workforce, low labour costs and its innovative approach to training, reports Ginanne Brownell.

Fedex teaser

The aerospace industry plots a steady course

Karen E Thuermer reports on a string of major aviation and aerospace projects that have taken place in the past 18 months.

growth written in the stars

Growth written in the stars for space and defence industry

The global recession had little effect upon the space and defence industry, with the UK recording particularly impressive figures. 

Georgias cutting edge

Georgia’s cutting edge

Supported by astute government initiatives and integrated with local educational institutions, Georgia has become one of the most productive regions for aerospace in the US.

Nuevo Leon aero

Mexican aerospace cluster is on the up

The aerospace cluster in the Mexican region of Nuevo León offers  excellent opportunities to second- and third-tier companies wanting  access to the US market and beyond. Now the state government is trying to attract companies at the first-tier level.

aerospace rankings

Leaders in the space race

fDi analyses key statistics relating to investment in the aerospace sector between 2005 to 2009.

fDi Tools

fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role: 

For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here

To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here

For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here

Crossborder investment monitor

fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.

Click here to find out more about fDi Markets

Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

Click here to find out more about fDi Benchmark

Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

Find out more.

Follow us