fDi Markets Newswire:

Chinese FDI into Europe hits record high: Baker & McKenzie

According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014. 

Nigeria takes its foot off the gas

Nigeria seeks FDI as it steers away from hydrocarbons

The Nigerian government has recognised the need to for the country to diversify its economy beyond the volatile hydrocarbons sector, and to improve its business environment, but progress towards both these goals is proving to be slow.

Industrialisation in Peru's pipeline

A $4bn gas pipeline project is the largest and one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in Peru's history, but when it is completed, it promises to transform the country's electricity supply chain and help it along the path to industrialisation.

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump

Will new markets see Angola through oil slump?

Can Angola defy the downturn in oil demand and continue to profit from its abundance of fossil fuels? One analyst thinks it can – with a little help from a more diverse range of overseas investors.

Is Uruguay mining's next big thing?

Unlike many of its South American neighbours, Uruguay is not known as a force in mining. However, new legislation and inward investment could be set to change that situation.

Leif Thorwaldsson

A friend indeed: business the PartnerTech way

PartnerTech's 'industrial partnership' operating model means that the company has nothing to sell and focuses specifically on the products of other companies. Its CEO explains why oil and gas solutions and medical devices are its strongest fields, and how it is targeting China and North America.

A TVA guide

How does the Tennessee Valley Authority work?

The Tennessee Valley Authority's remit – a federally owned utility company with responsibilities towards community development in a vast area of the US's south-east – means that it stands out from other energy companies and development agencies. Indeed, this unusual structure is working to it advantage when it comes to attracting investment to the region.

Mustapa bin Mohamed

Malaysia's international trade minister: Kuala Lumpur going from strength to strength

Malaysia's minister of international trade and industry, Mustapa bin Mohamed, tells Barbara Njau that Kuala Lumpur's role has been and remains integral to Malaysia's rise as a global trade hub.

An Asian energy champion

Kuala Lumpur seeks to become south-east Asia's energy hub

While much of the oil and gas activity in Malaysia takes place away from Kuala Lumpur, the city has established itself as a global leader in energy terms, with foreign energy firms increasingly coming to the capital to establish a south-eastern Asian base.

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. 

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