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Malaysia aims high

Malaysia aims high

Malaysia's government is targeting achieving high-income status by 2020, and sees foreign investment as being crucial to it realising this goal. However, it is wary of the country's economy being overdependent on business from overseas.

Shifts to the east benefit Hong Kong and Singapore

As an increasing number of financial services firms look to establish operations in Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are emerging as the most attractive destinations.

Tunisia tackles post-revolution problems head on

Officials in Tunisia are eager to show investors that Tunisia is a safe place to invest.

Business services boost in Turkey

The Turkish business services sector has experienced a significant increase in FDI, making it the most popular sector in the country in 2011.

Indian and Chinese companies lead BRIC investment charge

Companies from India and China were leading source FDI countries among BRICs in 2011.

Fibre-optic cable funding shows changing face of African project financing

The new west African sub-marine fibre-optic cable uses multilateral development approach to funding.

S&P warns MENA countries over eurozone instability

Ratings agency says downward ratings possible for many MENA countries due to weak economic growth.

Singapore looks to woo investors with new tax incentives

Singapore's finance minister has announced a number of new initiatives and tax incentives in a bid to attract investment to the city-state.

Julia Santos

Johnson & Johnson takes outsourcing route to business growth

Julia Santos, head of global business optimisation for the Johnson & Johnson Group, explains to Barbara Njau why outsourcing is essential to the company’s business strategy.

Asias IFCs shift up a gear

Asia's financial centres make presence felt

As the global economic balance of power shifts from west to east, international financial centres in Asia are growing in prominence at the expense of their developed world counterparts. But is this shift a permanent one?

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