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Albania PM: country ready to do business

Albania's new government has set about ridding the country of its reputation for corruption and demonstrating to investors from the western Balkans and beyond that it is very much open for business, its prime minister Edi Rama says.

Renewable demand rises as appetite dips

Renewable energy demand rises as appetite dips

Renewable energy has become big business in recent years, both in developed markets – where many companies use it as a cheap 'off-grid' option – and developing markets, where it is widely viewed as a long-term solution to electricity supply problems. However, is commitment to this source of energy weakening among the world's governments?

Report flags US infrastructure opportunities for Chinese investors

The US Chamber of Commerce has released a report stating that the US's vast infrastructure needs could be filled by Chinese investment.

Alternative energy investments down in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific's alternative and renewable energy sector has seen inward investment steadily decline in recent years.

Financing deal complete for Nigeria's Ughelli power plant

The Transnational Corporation of Nigeria has agreed to provide the remaining $225m needed to finance a gas-fired thermal power plant in Delta State, Nigeria.

Latam M&A up in first half of 2013

M&A deals have experienced a 14% increase in total value in Latin America in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.

SCR enterprise zone strives to find the best fit

SCR enterprise zone strives to find the best fit

Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone covers three sites along the M1 motorway, with each site catering  for different business types. This, the chairman of Sheffield City Region’s LEP tells fDi, gives the zone an edge over its UK counterparts

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Milan's big moment

If Italy is to recover from its economic doldrums, the country’s business capital of Milan will need to lead by example. Hopes are being hinged on Expo 2015 to help the city do just that. 

South-eastern US states and Poland foster ties

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

Sharjah finds numerous ways to shine

Sharjah finds numerous ways to shine

Marine and air freight services, waste management and education are just some of the areas in which Sharjah is leading the way not only in the United Arab Emirates, but throughout the whole of the Middle East.

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