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Maplecroft highlights terrorism's effect on FDI

The consultancy has analysed the economic situation in global trouble spots. 

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.

Africa's investment attractiveness on the up, says EY

A survey by consultancy firm Ernst & Young showed that Africa’s investment attractiveness among UK businesses has improved considerable over the past few years.

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Think tank: Slicing up the Turkey energy privatisations pie

In a series of landmark developments, the Turkish government has begun the process of privatising its energy industry. So far, however, foreign interest in the tenders has been sorely lacking, so now the government is looking at further measures to galvanise the market.

Emerging market MNEs see strong profit growth

Multinational enterprises in developing economies are seeing their profits grow at a much faster rate than those in developed countries, according to a report by the Columbia Centre on Sustainable Investment.

Foreign investors wary of Shanghai FTZ: Nexia TS China

A new free trade zone in Shanghai has had little foreign interest, according to consultancy firm Nexia TS China.

Uganda seeks stability for varied investment landscape

Uganda seeks stability for varied investment landscape

With a rising GDP, a perceived overdependence on its oil industry and a deteriorating business environment, according to the World Bank, Uganda's economic progress is difficult to gauge. The country's minister of state for foreign affairs remains confident, however, that government initiatives and heavy investment in infrastructure are moving it in the right direction.

Why investors in Romania are looking beyond Bucharest

Why investors in Romania are looking beyond Bucharest

Investors are looking beyond Romanian capital Bucharest to cities such as Timisoara, Cluj Napoca, Brasov and Constanta, and finding growing economies, skills and business capacity. 

Israel hit the gas bonanza

Has Israel hit the gas bonanza?

Can the discovery of natural gas reserves in Israel bring in investment and spark the country's gas boom?

Has Israel hit the gas bonanza

The changing global energy map

Inspired by the shale revolution in the US, a rising number of firms are looking to profit from the untapped energy potential in other countries, turning typically unattractive investment destinations, such as Tajikistan and Iran, into potentially lucrative markets.

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