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Inside fDi: Don't fight the system, embrace it

Geographic information systems are widely used in site-selection processes in the US and are catching on in the rest of the world. Courtney Fingar understands that the march to automation is a frightening one, but it is that or be left behind...

Senegal given World Bank support to extract oil benefits

While Senegal recently announced new oil and gas discoveries, extraction is likely to be complex for its underdeveloped industry. Now the World Bank is offering support so the country can make the most of its newfound natural resources, as Gordon Feller reports.

Russian LNG reaches the US, despite sanctions

The arrival of a natural gas shipment highlights the potential of the Russian Arctic’s energy reserves. Mario Schnider reports.

Report: UK biotech strongest in Europe

The UK continues its impressive run as the top European destination for biotech investments and looks set to gain on global rivals in 2018.

London leads in real estate investment

London tops the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s annual survey.

SoftBank to boost Uber’s FDI drive?

Japan’s SoftBank group has acquired a 17% stake in Uber, enabling the ride-hailing app to support its technological ambitions.

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What is blockchain – and why should you care?

The news is full of blockchain, but the technology behind it is little understood. And what are its consequences for FDI? Martin G Kaspar explains.

Poland plans airport to rival regional leaders

Poland is planning to replace Warsaw Chopin airport with a mega-airport to rival Munich's or Moscow's and accommodate 45 million passengers a year. Zosia Wąsik reports.

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Croatia investment chief looks to attract tourists and IT

Zdenko Lucić, managing director of the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness of Croatia, talks to Courtney Fingar about the country’s growth industries of tourism and technology, and a refocus on quality investments.

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Tourism's green gold rush

The tourism industry’s growth has evolved beyond simply increasing visitor numbers. Countries prioritising a sustainable agenda could become the new investment magnets, provided initiatives are responsibly managed, as Jason Mitchell discovers.

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