fDi Markets Newswire:

Investors race to cash in on Angolan opportunities

Angola’s work to improve its infrastructure is paying dividends in terms of foreign investment into the country’s mining and financial services sectors. 

Is the US at risk of crumbling

Under pressure: is the US at risk of crumbling?

Years of sluggish economic growth and the political deadlock of recent months have seen the US's AAA credit rating once again come under risk, but could the country's pro-FDI stance and shale gas-fuelled energy boom be about to alleviate some of this pressure?

Africa jostles for position on the tourist map

Africa jostles for position on the tourist map

Countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly keen to show off their tourism credentials to international travellers. But while visitor numbers are on the rise, the region's dated infrastructure and poor image are proving to be tough obstacles to overcome.

New Zealand finance minister eyes oil riches

New Zealand finance minister eyes oil riches

Remote and robust, New Zealand managed to avoid the worst of the global economic downturn, and while its exports remain strong, the country's finance minister says that oil exploration being carried out could elevate it to another level.

Cyprus eyes energy hub status

Cyprus eyes energy hub status

With its deep-water natural gas resources and potential to be a major provider of solar power, Cyprus is positioning itself as an energy hub within the eastern Mediterranean.

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Albania PM: country ready to do business

Albania's new government has set about ridding the country of its reputation for corruption and demonstrating to investors from the western Balkans and beyond that it is very much open for business, its prime minister Edi Rama says.

Japan is 2013’s biggest investor into ASEAN region

Japan has ended traditional US dominance with investments worth $9.2bn this year

Energy independence a 'game-changer' for the US

US think tank lists the big-ticket infrastructure schemes for 2013/14. 

Rwanda targets middle-income status by 2020

Rwanda's minister of finance, Claver Gatete, has said that the country is aiming to become a middle-income economy by 2020.

New $6bn investment in Iraq oil sector

Switzerland-based heavy engineering company Satarem is investing $6bn to build a new large-scale oil refinery in Iraq.

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