fDi Markets Newswire:

Trinidad and Tobago looks to play to its natural strengths

Trinidad and Tobago looks to play to its natural strengths

Concerned about an over-reliance on its oil and gas industries, the Trinidad and Tobago government is working to highlight its other strengths to would-be investors, with a particular emphasis being placed on its educated and highly skilled workforce.

Libyan prime minister reassures investors over security fears

Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan has assured investors that the government was containing violence in the country and that security was improving.

Latam M&A up in first half of 2013

M&A deals have experienced a 14% increase in total value in Latin America in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.

FDI into coal, oil and natural gas hits decade low

FDI projects in the coal, oil and natural gas sector have been in decline in recent years, and figures for the first half of 2013 paint a bleak picture.

Georgias utility for investment

Georgia's utility for investment

By putting substantial time and resources into investment promotion efforts, Georgia Power is helping to boost the state's economic profile, as well as its own potential client base.

Show of confidence from Brisbane officials on economic outlook

The long-term outlook for Brisbane's liquefied natural gas sector is good, and the wider economy is set to grow, according to Steven Silvester, the director of investment attraction at Brisbane Marketing Economic Development Board.

Myanmar eyes long-term prosperity

Myanmar eyes long-term prosperity

The race to Myanmar is under way, as investors look to get in early to make the most of one of the world's most intriguing propositions. However, despite making some short-term gains, the country's leaders are eyeing the long game.

Ras Al Khaimah posts 8% GDP growth

Ras Al Khaimah has posted GDP growth double that of the United Arab Emirates, according to Peter Fort the newly appointed CEO of RAK Free Trade Zone.

CAR rebel victory throws resource deals into doubt

As the Central African Republic reels from the instability brought about by the overthrow of its government, observers are questioning South Africa’s role in the country, resource deals signed by the previous regime could be undone.

growth prospects for Kenya, Mauritius and Uganda

In profile: growth prospects for Kenya, Mauritius and Uganda

At the World Economic Forum meeting on Africa in Cape Town in May, fDi spoke to leading officials from three African countries that are implementing strategies to improve their records for attracting foreign investment.

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