fDi Markets Newswire:

Japanese firms take new interest in India

With Indo-Japanese relations blossoming, many Japanese firms are eyeing the country's impressive domestic market, but unless India can smooth out complexities in its business environment, the new relationship risks turning sour. 

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.

M&A deals in western Europe hits low point

M&A activity involving western European target companies is down in August, according to M&A tracker Zephyr.

The FTA gateway to growth for South Korea

The FTA gateway to growth for South Korea

South Korea has the unenviable task of setting itself up as an investment destination that can challenge nearby heavyweights China and Japan. However, the innovative use of free-trade agreements and pro-business policies are helping the country establish itself as a gateway into north-west Asia.

Finland president seeks better self-promotion

Finland president seeks better self-promotion

With its good business climate, highly educated workforce and large neighbouring countries, Finland should be easily marketable to investors but, according to the country's president Sauli Niinisto, the country needs to work harder at promoting its merits and pushing for more inward FDI.

Healthy growth in Thailand in 2012: Roubini Global Economics

Thailand experienced strong economic growth in 2012, with increases in private consumption and exports, according to economic and financial analysis firm Roubini Global Economics.

China announces new FDI-related policy

The Chinese government has announced a new policy that aims to simplify the administration process for new investors in the country.

Emerging market consumers start to bite

Emerging market consumers start to bite

There is no doubt that emerging economies represent a huge new growth market for global consumer goods companies, but how best to approach this market is still up for debate.

Global retail giants adapt to fit local markets

Global retail giants adapt to fit local markets

Huge opportunities exist in emerging economies for retailers, but expansion into these markets requires local knowledge, meaning that not even the largest global retailers are guaranteed success.

High-tech boost for Barcelona

While FDI into Spain has decreased in the first nine months of 2012 when compared with the same period in 2011, Barcelona has experienced a significant increase in FDI in this period.

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