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India’s FDI reforms lack steel

Inordinate delays issuing mining rights and processing land acquisitions have cost India billions of dollars in lost investment in steel production.

A revival made in Sheffield
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A revival made in Sheffield

Once the poster child of the UK's industrial decline, Sheffield's recession-defying growth in recent years has been based around the city and surrounding region using its past as a steelmaking and mining centre to embrace more modern technology, all backed up by training programmes supplying a steady stream of engineering talent.

An AMP-powered success
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AMP powers Sheffield's growth

The Advanced Manufacturing Park, or AMP, located just outside Sheffield has attracted myriad leading names in the metals industry since its opening in the mid-1990s, maintaining the region's reputation as a global leader in this sector.

Guatemala looks to bridge the economic gap
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Guatemala looks to bridge the economic gap

Guatemala may not be enjoying the same sort of economic success as many of its Latin American counterparts, but the country's minister of foreign affairs, Fernando Carrera, explains how this will change as it works on increasing its security and regulation, while strengthening its relationships with its neighbours to the north and south

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Ecuador keeps faith in Correa

The re-election of Rafael Correa as Ecuador's president should be viewed as a sign of political and economic stability, according to the country's investment authorities.

Dato’ Sri Abdul Tun Najib Razak
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Malaysia PM hails ETP effect

Malaysia's excellent economic performance in recent years has come on the back of its Economic Transformation Programme. Its prime minister and finance minister Dato’ Sri Abdul Tun Najib Razak tells Barbara Njau how the programme has helped diversify the country's economy, which has continued to thrive while much of the rest of the world has struggled.

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Sierra Leone's opposition leader expresses election concerns

Sierra Leone's incumbent government have been accused of derailing democracy in the country as well as stunting its economic potential by the leader of the opposition party, Julius Maada Bio.

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Indian and Chinese companies lead BRIC investment charge

Companies from India and China were leading source FDI countries among BRICs in 2011.

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Finland’s Adelia Group targets DRC’s Équateur province

With political tensions in the country easing, Finnish natural resources company Adelia Group is looking to take advantage of untapped opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Zambia branches out
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Resource-rich Zambia hopes diversity will bring prosperity

The Zambian economy has been growing apace in recent years, but with the country largely reliant on its mining industry and many of the proceeds from this sector not benefiting local people, the government is offering incentives for investment in other sectors.

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