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Missouri’s auto sector gets boost from Grupo Antolin project

Spanish car parts company’s investment is latest boost for Missouri’s historically strong car manufacturing industry

Japan is 2013’s biggest investor into ASEAN region

Japan has ended traditional US dominance with investments worth $9.2bn this year

New air route opened between India and Birmingham

The UK city of Birmingham is hoping to attract more investment from India after a new air route between the two was opened.

South Africa seeks a shift in momentum

South Africa seeks a shift in momentum

Long considered Africa's leading economy, South Africa has struggled to maintain momentum in recent years, leading to rising unemployment and a contracting economy. A renewed emphasis on industrial development zones is seen as one way to preserve the country's regional FDI crown.

UK auto sector experiences increased investment

The UK automotive industry is experiencing an upsurge in foreign investment, led by car manufacturers Nissan and Toyota, both of which have announced plans to up their investment in the country.

Derby keeps the innovations coming

Derby keeps the innovations coming

Derby has a history of innovation dating back to the industrial revolution, a mindset that continues to serve it well into the digital age. Local authorities – keen to make the city somewhere to live as well as work – have spent the past few years improving Derby's leisure offering, all of which is enabling the city to continue to punch above its weight.

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.

Eager to please

Macedonia's free zones show an eagerness to please

The service levels shown to foreign companies locating in Macedonia's free zones have come as a pleasant surprise to even the most seasoned of professionals, giving the country a further competitive advantage on top of its tax incentives and cheap labour.

Healthy growth in Thailand in 2012: Roubini Global Economics

Thailand experienced strong economic growth in 2012, with increases in private consumption and exports, according to economic and financial analysis firm Roubini Global Economics.

Japanese auto investment in US hits peak

Japanese investment into the US automotive sector reached record highs in 2012.

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