fDi Markets Newswire:

Industrial machinery, equipment and tools tops 2011 inward FDI sector tables in Brazil

For eight years, software and IT services has been the most popular sector for inward FDI in Brazil. This changed in 2011, however, when the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector recorded a record number of projects.

Software and IT sector enjoys global success in 2011

There has been a global surge in the number of FDI projects in the  software and IT sector. Investment in the UK has seen a particular  upturn, with the number of projects increasing by nearly two-thirds from  2010's total, and London recording more than 100 projects in the year  so far.

Software and IT FDI projects in Canada boost job creation

Since 2003, software and IT FDI projects into Canada have created nearly 30,000 new jobs.

Mercosur is prime location for IT and software investments

Argentina. Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are attracting an increasing  number of FDI projects, with 2011 seeing a particular spike in the number of projects in the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector.

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Asian cities lead ICT charge

While it is Asian cities that dominate fDi's most attractive ICT destinations ranking, the US is still comfortably the lead country.

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Latin America poised for IT boom

The IT and software sector in Latin America has witnessed a slump in recent years. However, its impressive performance at a time when much of the rest of the world is faltering has caused investors to rethink their strategies in the region.

Influx of FDI in African software and IT sector

Capital intensive FDI projects in the software and IT sector have helped create jobs in Africa, with multinationals such as IBM and Hewlett Packard announcing significant investments on the continent. 

Software FDI into Latin America on the increase

Software FDI into Latin America has increased sharply in 2011.

Investment in London’s IT and software sector jumps

London has received a massive boost to its software and IT sector, thanks in part to the UK's Tech City initiative.

California leading US destination for software and IT services

Latest figures highlight California's reputation as an IT destination.

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