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Resilient cities: how FDI acts as a shock absorber in a volatile world

Rapid urbanisation and climate change are making cities’ ability to respond to adverse shocks increasingly important. But what role can FDI play in this?

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Mobility expertise boosts Braunschweig's ambitions

The city of Braunschweig lags its German peers in attracting FDI. It hopes a focus on the mobility sector will mean its technical skills are matched with investment.

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Endava embraces Moldova's charms and challenges

The regional manager of Endava – Moldova's largest tech company – details the difficulties of operating in such a small market, but also accentuates the positives.

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High skills and low costs give Moldova a tech edge

Moldova’s business-friendly and cost-effective tech scene is gaining the attention of major foreign investors.

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Why mixing wine with tourism could pay off for Moldova

Moldova's wine industry has gained some international recognition but the country remains largely untroubled by tourists, a combination that is enticing some foreign investors.

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Inside fDi: the recurring theme of resilience

A city's resilience to political upheaval or natural disaster is becoming increasingly important to investors, but sector resilience is an important attribute too, something that the tourism industry has struggled with in the past. Courtney Fingar looks at how it is turning the tide.

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fDi Tourism Locations of the Future 2019/20 ranking

Thailand has held on to its title of fDi’s Tourism Location of the Future, followed by Macau and Portugal. 

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Tourism Locations of the Future 2019/20 – FDI Strategy

Australia tops the FDI Strategy category of fDi's Tourism Locations of the Future 2019/20 rankings, followed by Costa Rica and Azerbaijan.

Global medical tourism grows 358% in seven years

US the biggest spender in medical tourism as well as the biggest destination.

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Gujarat targets financial services sector through Gift City

Gujarat state has expertise in sectors such as pharma, life sciences, textiles and gems. Now it is ramping up financial services with a new special economic zone.

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