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New $6bn investment in Iraq oil sector

Switzerland-based heavy engineering company Satarem is investing $6bn to build a new large-scale oil refinery in Iraq.

Trinidad and Tobago looks to play to its natural strengths

Trinidad and Tobago looks to play to its natural strengths

Concerned about an over-reliance on its oil and gas industries, the Trinidad and Tobago government is working to highlight its other strengths to would-be investors, with a particular emphasis being placed on its educated and highly skilled workforce.

Poland and Czech Republic fuel growth in FDI

Having driven FDI growth into central and eastern Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic are now looking further afield for investment opportunities.

Centre stage

Enterprise zone central to Cardiff's success

The Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone offers businesses a central location and easy access to the city centre, as well as financial incentives. 

Pomeranias power of three

Pomerania's power of three

When it comes to attracting crossborder investment, the Pomeranian region of Poland punches above its weight, helped in large part by Tri-City – three separate municipalities that work together to promote investment. fDi talks to the mayors of Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot. 

Wales starts to make financial sense

Wales starts to make financial sense

The financial and professional services sector in Wales is growing at pace, buoyed by the relatively low cost of salaries in the country and an abundance of graduates. And, with the economic climate forcing an increasing number of companies to seek cost-cutting solutions, the country's appeal is only set to increase.

Cardiff carves out a competitive advantage

Cardiff carves out a competitive advantage

The Welsh capital of Cardiff offers all of the benefits of a large city, without the large price tag. Slowly, its relatively cheap but well educated workforce and attractive government incentives are starting to draw companies away from rival English cities.

Big five dominate Latam BPO market

Over the past five years, foreign investment in Latin America's BPO sector has been dominated by five countries, with Costa Rica leading the way.

Malaysia's push for high-value-added investment

Malaysia is styling itself as a destination for high-value-added manufacturing to address declining inward FDI

Katowice mayor

A new image for Katowice

The city of Katowice in southern Poland is reinventing itself, shedding its image as a mining town and diversifying into alternative sectors, according to mayor Piotr Uszok

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