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Africa ministers

Resilience reigns: African ministers intent on overcoming adversities

Facing challenges ranging from security threats to economic instability, ministers from Kenya, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe explain how they are working to remove barriers to future economic growth in their countries and implementing positive changes for future generations.

Groupon, Chicago

Chicago takes its tech scene to the next level

At the turn of the millennium, after years of losing out on technology projects to established tech hubs, Chicago decided it was time to raise its game. Now its honour roll of successful start-ups includes Groupon and GrubHub.

Maharashtra, India

Maharashtra tops India's FDI chart

Hopes are high that the a more business-friendly India will emerge under the stewardship of new prime minister Narendra Modi. But the FDI fortunes of India’s states look to remain disparate until policies and regulations are better coordinated.

Australian software and IT services FDI on the rise

Year-on-year increases in inward FDI have been recorded in the Australian software and IT services sector between 2009 and 2013, and figures from the first six months of 2014 suggest that this trend is set to continue.

Luis Guillermo Solis

Costa Rica's new president springs into action

Costa Rica's new president, Luis Guillermo Solis, has wasted no time in hitting the investment trail. During his first visit to the US, he tells Michal Kaczmarski why inward investment is so important and explains his strategy for making Costa Rica a hub for high-tech companies.

Incubator opens door to India's emerging technology market

A new technology incubator is giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet and work within Bangalore’s stimulating start-up ecosystem.

India opens up defence sector – with conditions

The Indian government plans to lift the ceiling on FDI into defence, but proposals will be considered on a case-by-case basis only. 

Africa's investment attractiveness on the up, says EY

A survey by consultancy firm Ernst & Young showed that Africa’s investment attractiveness among UK businesses has improved considerable over the past few years.

Emerging market MNEs see strong profit growth

Multinational enterprises in developing economies are seeing their profits grow at a much faster rate than those in developed countries, according to a report by the Columbia Centre on Sustainable Investment.

Investors still betting on Ukraine

The ongoing unrest has not deterred investors from Ukraine, with the country continuing to attract foreign capital.

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