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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.

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.

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.

Stelios plans steady journey for 'easy' empire

The man simply known as 'Stelios' tells fDi why Cyprus should concentrate on its strengths as a tourist destination as it recovers from its banking crisis, and why his 'easy' empire will continue on the slow and steady path to growth.

Kenya's tourism industry braced for decline

Kenya's reputation as a safe tourist destination has been damaged by the recent terrorist attack in the country's capital, Nairobi.

Asian giants look forward with optimism

Asian giants look forward with optimism

India's minister of commerce and industry, the Philippines' secretary for tourism and Thailand's deputy prime minister and minister for finance tell Barbara Njau about the role FDI is playing in their plans to improve their countries' economic performance.

Tonga prime minister

Can FDI kick-start Tonga's recovery?

The Pacific islands that make up the country of Tonga may conjure up images of paradise, but the reality for the country's first elected prime minister is one of sluggish economic growth and a potential going to waste. Can his recovery plan – based on attracting FDI – get the country back on track?

Quebecs different approach brings familiar results

Quebec's different approach brings familiar results

The province of Quebec stands out from the rest of Canada for myriad reasons. Its culture and language are obvious examples of this, but its proactive approach to attracting both investment and labour also give the region something to be proud of.

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.

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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