fDi Markets Newswire:

Will Sochi reap gold for Russia?

What will be the legacy of the recent Winter Olympic Games in Sochi? 

Brazil and Cuba sign three investment agreements

Three memorandums of understanding have been signed between Brazil and Cuba.

Michael Kamau

Kenya transport secretary seeks to keep country on track

Kenya suffered a setback in the latter half of 2013, when two major incidents in quick succession dealt a blow to its international reputation. But cabinet secretary for transport and infrastructure Michael Kamau tells Barbara Njau that he is confident that the government's effective response to these events, and its commitment to developing the country's infrastructure, will help cement Kenya's position as a leading investment destination in east Africa.

The changing face of Tbilisi

Will Tbilisi's facelift draw in more investment?

The Georgian capital of Tbilisi still has pockets of unpleasant scenery. However, impressive new buildings are now cropping up all over the city – partly in preparation for its hosting of the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival – and its mayor says that he hopes these investments are just a start.

London Olympics wins gold for British business

The economic benefit of the 2012 London Olympics has already surpassed its £11bn target, more than two years ahead of projections. 

Namibia's quiet progress

Namibia is outperforming its old associate South Africa, with strong growth predicted in 2013 and 2014, but vulnerabilities remain in the country’s economic profile.

View from Middle East and Africa: August/September 2013

The aftermath of the Arab Spring continues to heavily influence investment patterns across the Middle East and north Africa.

View from Asia: August/September 2013

In the rush to attain 'smart' city status, Asia's leaders should not neglect the other, more pressing needs of their respective populations.

Can Indonesia keep pace with its own growth

Can Indonesia keep pace with its own growth?

With its investment opportunities almost as numerous as its islands, Indonesia has attracted a significant number of global corporations in the past few years. With no sign of its appeal waning, and a thriving tourism sector to boot, the country is now having to deal with a growing infrastructure deficit.

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.

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