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Derby quality leads UK manufacturing revival

Derby's quality leads UK manufacturing revival

The UK's manufacturing decline of recent years seems to have bypassed Derby, which has met the challenge of low-cost competitors in the developing world by focusing upon quality.

The great aerospace battle

The great aerospace battle

With global demand for new aircraft estimated to be 20,000 over the next 20 years, it is unsurprising that destinations the world over are queuing up to show off their credentials in the aerospace sector. But how many of them can provide the holy trinity of incentive programmes, close proximity to suppliers and customers, and a skilled employee base?

Wallonias aerospace sector flies high

Wallonia’s aerospace sector flies high

Wallonia’s reputation as a destination for avionics innovation is gathering pace, as infrastructure develops around its aerospace cluster and links are forged between research and business.

Annise Parker

Houston, we have an image problem

The US city of Houston has a lot to offer as a business destination, as its strong record in FDI proves. Its only problem, says the city's mayor, Annise Parker, is in trying to shake off outdated negative perceptions.

View from Asia: June/July 2013

Changing demographics are driving the growth of the aerospace industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

FDI frustrations mount

India's FDI frustrations mount

FDI is badly needed in India, but critics say that the government must work to improve the country’s business environment if it is to attract investment on the scale required. 

Forget Paris

French cities prove that size isn't everything

Paris may attract the lion's share of France's FDI inflows, but the leaders of other French cities – Toulouse, Nice, Marseille and Lille – argue that there are just as many opportunities for investment elsewhere in the country, with specialist hubs and clusters growing in the life sciences, aerospace and textiles sectors.

South-eastern US states and Poland foster ties

Representatives from Poland and south-eastern states in the US have come together to explore opportunities

Vueling tears up the rule book

Vueling tears up the rule book

Vueling’s cheap flights and customer service-focused approach have brought the budget airline success, despite breaking every commandment in the low-cost carrier bible. 

Sharjah soars on a different plane

Sharjah soars on a different plane

While the airports of Dubai and Abu Dhabi have focused on long-haul flights for wealthy passengers, Sharjah's smaller international airport has acquired a reputation for speed and efficiency while carving out a niche for short-haul flights aimed at middle-class travellers.

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