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Birmingham's mayor brings a buzz to challenge perceptions

The mayor of Birmingham talks to fDi about overcoming past reputations to cement the Alabama city's profile as a well-connected and well-educated place to do business.

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Why tourism is moving to a cheaper, greener, smarter model

Tourism is big business and tourists are much more demanding, expecting hotels to be eco-friendly, and wanting to be less of a visitor, and more of a local, as fDi discovers.

Namibian mining industry opposes tax reforms

Namibia's mining industry is responsible for 14% of GDP and expanded 28% in 2018, but now it fears that government proposals to change taxes will hit exploration and deter investment. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Airbnb Experiences head caters to new travel demands

Head of Airbnb Experiences Joe Zadeh talks about evolving forms of tourism and how his department caters to them.

UK tech companies bullish on overseas expansion

The search for talent is a major driver for tech companies expanding internationally.

Tourism FDI takes off

The hotels and tourism sector saw a huge increase in FDI in 2018.

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US Borders commissioner reveals the future of tourism tech

Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of the US government’s Customs and Border Protection, talks about facilitating seamless travel. 

Renewable energy on the rise

The renewable energy sector hit a ten-year high in 2018 for the number of FDI projects

Manufacturing FDI in Mexico stumbles again in 2018

Mexico suffered a second year of dwindling manufacturing, with US trade policy taking its toll. 

FDI in Ecuador surges to $1.6bn in 2018

Ecuador's stability was recognised in 2018, as the South American country attracted its highest level of investment since 2004.

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