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Will legal shake-up bring investment and tourism rewards for Albania?

With massive potential in the tourism and energy sectors, Albania is ripe for development. But first it must weed out corruption in the legal system and the property sector, writes Jason Mitchell.

Israel to launch $275m digital health scheme

The Israeli government's $275m digital health project will reenforce the country's status as a leader in the healthtech space, writes Olivia Azadegan.

US remains world’s biggest tourism market: WTTC

World Travel & Tourism Council research shows that both the US and UK tourism sectors achieved solid performances in 2017, however political uncertainty and rising competition from other markets pose future long-term challenges. Timothy Conley reports.

India looks to foreign investors to boost defence industry

India's Defence Production Policy 2018 is dependent on the input of foreign investors. N Chandra Mohan reports on its progress.

Osaka presses ahead with urban regeneration plans

Several large-scale urban development projects are underway in Osaka to cater to a growing population living downtown and boost the city’s status as a business destination and knowledge hub

Textile FDI into Ethiopia soars in 2017

China is still Ethiopia’s biggest textile investor, followed by Turkey. 

European commercial property investment spikes ahead of Mipim

European commercial property investment rose by 13% in the third quarter of 2017, according to research from Knight Frank.

Will Trump tariffs threaten inward investment to US?

Swedish home appliance manufacturer Electrolux has put its expansion plan in Tennessee on delay after the Trump administration announced plans to raise tariffs on steel and aluminium. Erika Morphy looks at the possible repercussions of this move. 

UNWTO report: 2017 a bumper year for tourism

The UN World Tourism Organization have published healthy figures for 2017, with Europe and South America the big winners.

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Pittsburgh seeks to maintain green energy advantage

With a long history of innovation in the energy sector, Pittsburgh still stands at the forefront of the industry. As Karen E Thuermer discovers, its favourable location, natural resources and academic excellence are combining to create new ways to power North America in a cleaner, greener way.

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