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Rebuilding the silk road
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Asian economies smooth path for Silk Road resurrection

Across central Asia, from China to Kazakhstan, economies are set to benefit from the re-opening of trade routes along the historic Silk Road. Significant investment has already been made to improve the infrastructure along the route, but further investment, more cohesion between the central Asian countries involved and more politically stability in the region as a whole is needed if this great passageway between Asia and Europe is to return to its former glory.
 

Promise of democracy opens up investment opportunities in Fiji
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Promise of democracy opens up investment opportunities in Fiji

Political tensions have long kept Fiji off the investment map, making it difficult for the country to capitalise on its natural beauty and its bountiful resources. But with martial law lifted at the beginning of 2012 and the promise of free elections in the coming years, can Fiji convince the rest of the world that it is finally a safe place to invest?

South Korea looks to
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South Korea looks to close the gap between inward and outward FDI

While South Korean firms have profited greatly from making investments abroad, the country's GDP is failing to reflect their success. If the domestic economy is to grow in the same way as the large conglomerates, the South Korean government must look to close the gap between investments going in and out of the country by attracting more FDI.

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Software and IT overtakes financial services as leading FDI sector for projects in 2010

The software and IT sector saw increased FDI in 2010, pulling ahead of financial services as the leading sector for FDI projects in 2010.

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Rare earth metals search goes global

Rare earth metals are becoming increasingly important to the technology and military sectors, but China has a stranglehold on the global supply. Now the world's energy and mining companies are looking to change this by developing alternative sources

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Japan eyes green metals market

The rare, or ‘green’, earth metals market, of which China dominates 98% of global trade, is being targeted by Japan.

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Vedanta reveals expansion plans

UK mining group Vedanta Resources is planning to invest $20bn in India in the next four years to expand its metals, mining and electricity generation operations in the country.

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Great prospects

Afghanistan boasts a wealth of natural assets, including metals, minerals and gemstones. The government is keen to open up the mining sector to investment but first needs to reform legislation.

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