namibias injection

An injection of energy into Namibia

Hopes are high that the liberalisation of Namibia's energy market will attract foreign investment.

saxony anhalt

Saxony-Anhalt finds the right chemistry

Saxony-Anhalt in Germany is renowned for its expertise in chemistry, and thanks to its five chemical parks this reputation looks set to soar. 

haldo topsoe

Angola proves fertile ground for Haldor Topsøe expansion plan

Haldor Topsøe is a well-known name in the chemical, fertiliser and petrochemical industry. The Denmark-based company has an appetite for expansion, employing more than 2700 people across the globe and has made a recent $2bn investment into Angola. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Tatarstan cities surrounding SEZ Alabuga

Out of the zone: the Tatarstan cities surrounding SEZ Alabuga

Located in the republic of Tatarstan, Special Economic Zone Alabuga sits alongside cities that have a lot to offer investors in terms of infrastructure, development, leisure and culture. 

Magdeburg, Germany

Saxony-Anhalt lays out the welcome mat

Saxony-Anhalt in eastern Germany is seen as a state that wants to do business, says Michal Kaczmarski, as the painful post-reunification period taught it the value of prioritising foreign investment

Copenhagen, Denmark

Why Denmark is looking to fill its investment gap

Denmark has been struggling to attract FDi in the past few years, with its 'investment gap' reaching a towering €69bn in 2012. Despite its highly skilled workforce and reputation for innovation, the country's high costs are perceived to be putting off would-be investors. So what can be done?

Louisiana wins $1.85bn chemicals project

A $1.85bn methanol-manufacturing project by China-based chemical firm Shandong Yuhuang Chemical has been announced in Louisiana, US.

Japan rebalances Asian investment away from China

Formerly the largest Asian recipient of Japanese FDI, China has fallen out of favour with Japan-based companies in the past year.

Nikola Gruevski

The business of managing Macedonia

The successful pursuit of foreign investment to Macedonia in recent years is in no small part down to prime minister Nikola Gruevski's businesslike approach to running his country. He tells Michal Kaczmarski how this approach – combined with a worldwide talent search – is reaping rewards.

US merchandise exports hit record highs: US ITA

New data from the US International Trade Administration reveals record highs for US merchandise exports for the first six months of 2013.

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