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Shanghai wins out as 2017 biotech FDI hotspots are revealed

The biotechnology sector has seen increasing levels of investment and job creation in recent years, and has become an important sector for those charged with investment attraction. Cathy Mullan reports on the locations getting it right. 

Defence and aerospace revenues up as global spending increases

The aerospace and defence sectors are benefiting from increased global military spending

European office rent up as vacancy levels fall: Savills

The average rent for office space in European central business districts was up 2.5% in the first quarter of 2017, according to Savills.

BrickVest: UK still hot for property investment

Investment platform survey show that Brexit uncertainty is doing little to dent investor confidence in UK property

Tourism central to trade development in least developed countries

A report co-authored by the UN World Tourism Organization reveals the importance of tourism to the least developed countries, and how they can achieve sustainability in this area. Louis Bearn reports

Rolls-Royce makes biggest UK investment in a decade

Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has defied the climate of uncertainty surrounding Brexit by making a £150m investment.

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Scoring conversions: what the NFL's London experience can mean for FDI

In an effort to expand its global popularity, the NFL now plays a number of games every year in London. While the move is widely deemed a success when it comes to attendance numbers, what is less heralded but of huge value is the opportunity it presents the cities of the teams playing to showcase themselves to would-be investors, as Courtney Fingar discovers.

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Innovation keeps aerospace aloft

The fast-evolving, highly sought-after FDI sector of aerospace is driving innovation and creating lucrative jobs from the US to Asia and Europe, with no signs of coming down to Earth. Karen E Thuermer reports

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Sustainable development and FDI: a practical framework

Too few investment promotion agencies and economic development organisations include sustainability goals in their activities. Dr Henry Loewendahl, Christian Kollinsky and Dr Douglas van den Berghe outline a three-point plan to attract sustainable FDI.

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A little local knowledge sees Ulmart sweep Russian e-commerce market

Ulmart – Russia's equivalent of Amazon – is dominant in its home market, where it is active in more than 240 cities. And through its digital strategy, which among other innovations sees it accept payment in Bitcoin, the company looks set to stay ahead of the international field.

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