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Gov'ts set for FDI 'driver' role - WAIPA conference

WAIPA Panellists say governments will take a proactive role on crossborder investment In the post-crisis world

US giants in job-cutting spree

A number of US-headquartered firms are to slash jobs worldwide

Civets to be ‘next BRICs’

The Civets will replace the BRICs as drivers of economic growth in the next decade, predicts HSBC CEO Michael Geoghegan

UN sees global FDI recovery - World investment report

Foreign investment is now picking up after a distastrous 2009, says UN report

US keeps top spot in FDI source league table

The US has retained its top spot as the leading source country of FDI  for the second quarter of 2010.

Financial services is leading sector for FDI

Over the past 12 months the financial services sector has received the highest number of global FDI projects, with 1949.

Robust growth for Latin American aerospace

Aerospace investment projects into  Latin America grew robustly from  2003 to 2009, with last year the best  on record.

Asia-Pacific leads for inbound biotech projects

Asia-Pacific increased its share of the biotech FDI market in 2009, becoming the leading global region for inbound projects, it was revealed at fDi Intelligence’s biotech breakfast briefing held on the sidelines of the BIO 2010 exhibition in Chicago in May.

Mega-projects give cause for optimism

While global FDI flows still struggle to regain momentum in many markets, examples of mega-projects – noteworthy not only for their rarity – nonetheless continue to crop up in fDi Markets’ tracking system.

New year offers little respite for investors

A comparison of Q1 data for 2010 against the same period in 2009 seems to indicate that this year will be a difficult one for FDI, as companies aim to consolidate existing operations (see Restricted ambition).

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