fDi Markets Newswire:

New initiative aims to bring IT talent to Ireland

With backing from the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter, a new initiative, Make IT in Ireland, is hoping to increase the country's profile as a high-tech hub.

Mexican multinationals on growth trajectory, study reveals

Buoyed by a strong domestic economy, Mexican multinational enterprises made significant gains in foreign markets between 2010 and 2011.

Cost savings draw investors to Latvia

Cost savings draw investors to Latvia

Regional neighbours are looking to Latvia for their outsourcing projects, drawn to the country's low wage costs and skilled workforce.

Kenyan government commissions country's first technology city

The Kenyan government has given the go-ahead to construct east Africa's first business and technology park.

India's turnaround on tough tax rules

Pressure from foreign investors has caused India's government to rethink its new General Anti-Avoidance Rules, which were passed in 2012.

Antigua and Barbuda stays ahead of the digital game

Antigua and Barbuda stays ahead of the digital game

Antigua and Barbuda was a pioneering player in the online gaming industry, and can list a host of successes among its homegrown tech businesses. Now the launch of the country's Government Assisted Technology Endeavour looks set to enhance its reputation in the information and communications technology sector.

Mobile broadband rise signals better connection for ICT investments

Mobile broadband rise signals better connection for ICT investments

The software and ICT industry is the world's leading sector for global FDI projects, but with its success has come more exposure to cyber attacks. And as the network forensics business thrives due to the escalating threats, the shortage of ICT professionals around the world is cause for concern.

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland's minister of economy discusses with Michal Kaczmarski how the country's slowing growth is a 'problem' many of its European neighbours would like to have.

Stockholm makes its mark as a creative hub

Stockholm makes its mark as a creative hub

Stockholm's relatively small size seems to have worked in its favour when it comes to the city's ambitions to be considered one of Europe's creative hubs. The effect of its creative professionals working in such close proximity has seen the Swedish capital produce an output that is more than the sum of its parts.

Overall decline in capacity of global IPAs: World Bank

A report by the World Bank shows that the overall performance of investment promotion agencies is in decline, with a significant proportion failing to respond to investor enquiries.

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