fDi Markets Newswire:

Will Ghana's political changes alter investment climate?

With Ghana's opposition party, New Patriotic Party, looking increasingly likely to secure victory in the counry's forthcoming elections, analysts believe that the investment climate is set to change dramatically for foreign investors.

Sierra Leone's opposition leader expresses election concerns

Sierra Leone's incumbent government have been accused of derailing democracy in the country as well as stunting its economic potential by the leader of the opposition party, Julius Maada Bio.

African countries at risk of reduced FDI

Africa's economies are set to struggle to maintain economic course as many face decreasing FDI and portfolio inflows from the west.

Armando Guebuza, Mozambique's president

Mozambique's president pledges to spread LNG riches

Recent discoveries of natural gas deposits off the coast of Mozambique have excited many notable names in the energy industry. However, as its president tells fDi, any company wishing to invest in the country will have to ensure that the benefits of any incoming wealth are felt at all levels of society.

Afghanistan: where fortune will favour the brave

Afghanistan: where fortune will favour the brave

Vast reserves of precious metals and oil make Afghanistan an attractive proposition for investors bold enough to risk the country's security threats, poor infrastructure and widespread corruption.

Afghanistan's minister of mines, Wahidullah Shahrani

Afghanistan looks to mine its way out of aid dependence

Afghanistan's minister of mines, Wahidullah Shahrani, tells fDithat by exploiting its mineral resources, the country can end its dependence on aid and banish security concerns about doing business there.

Indian and Chinese companies lead BRIC investment charge

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

Global business conditions worsen for mining sector: Behre Dolbear

Australia, Canada, Chile and Brazil still provide investors with the most stable political and economic conditions for investing in mining, but an annual ranking by an international mining advisory firm shows that the investment climate in the sector has deteriorated since 2010.

Finland’s Adelia Group targets DRC’s Équateur province

With political tensions in the country easing, Finnish natural resources company Adelia Group is looking to take advantage of untapped opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Renationalisation threatens to shake investor confidence in Argentina

Argentinian president Cristina Fernández's decision to renationalise the country's largest oil company is the latest in a series of populist moves that could seriously dent the country's reputation and its ability to attract FDI.

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