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Aerospace: Airbus and Boeing’s FDI strategy

Airbus and Boeing are both preparing for take off with their new aircraft and the arch rivals are providing a lift for the entire commercial aerospace sector. Karen E Thuermer reports on the worldwide impact for manufacturers, suppliers and researchers.

A location that matches ambition

Rotherham offers an investment environment for the ambitious

If companies are going to think big, they need partners whose ambitions can match and support their own. The track record of Rotherham, at the heart of the UK, shows that it not only has big ideas but that it makes them work, to the benefit of its people and its business sector. Two of its latest projects are a 20-year regeneration of its town centre, which is already under way, and an ambitious £250m project to create a national and international leisure destination and up to 2500 jobs.

Services: the new frontier

Today, some 60% of the world FDI stock is in the services sector, in both developed and developing countries. The share of this sector in FDI flows is slightly higher. This is not surprising, as it reflects the sectoral structure of home and host countries: in developed countries, the services sector accounts for about two-thirds of GDP, in developing ones for more than half.

South East Asia’s fastest growing transhipment hub

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas has already developed at a phenomenal rate and work is pressing ahead to make sure the growth is sustained.

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