South Korean investors forced to play the long game

South Korean investors forced to play the long game

South Korea has seen its export-focused economy slow in the global economic downturn, leading its government to launch a fiscal stimulus package to encourage growth and leaving investors hoping that the country can regain its momentum in the long term.

Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine

Universities give Ukraine a technological edge

Ukraine's universities are producing tens of thousands of multi-lingual graduates every year, particularly in technology-related subjects. This, combined with low labour costs, is drawing the attention of a number of international companies.

Baidu

Latin America show's ICT promise

Despite a slight slowing in the first half of 2012, Latin America's software, IT and communications sector has been showing impressive growth in recent years, with Brazil being the star performer. 

Tel Aviv launches high-tech hub

In a bid to stimulate growth and plug gaps in its market, Israel is focusing on attracting investment in its technology sector by launching its first technology hub. 

Park life

Chengdu's technology parks impress on all scores

The Chengdu government's long-term focus on the high-tech industries appears to be paying off, as its technology parks are attracting international names brought in by the city's pro-business attitude and deep talent pool.

Emerging markets set business example: Tata study

A recent survey shows that companies from emerging markets are looking to the developing world both for the best growth strategies and for expansion opportunities.

Indian and Chinese companies lead BRIC investment charge

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

Mexico dominates intra-Latam FDI tables

Intra-Latin American FDI figures for 2011 show Mexico to be the region's dominant investor.

Software companies get funding boost to aid expansion

Funding directed towards software companies has shown a marked increase in 2012 so far, with creative industries being the chief beneficiary.

India-based MindTree bucks trend to invest in US software development operation

Indian IT consultancy MindTree has announced that it is to open its first US-based development centre to meet the needs of its large customer base in the country.

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