fDi On Location: Botswana

Botswana is famous for its mineral wealth — underpinned by the diamond industry — and nature reserves such as the Okavango Delta. It is also one of Africa's most stable countries, having achieved steady growth and consistent democracy since independence. Though it is now a middle income country, some pockets of poverty still remain so the government is now looking to diversity the economy. From financial services, to manufacturing, to ICT, fDi's Adrienne Klasa explores Botswana's new, growing industries.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Botswana

fDi On Location: Hungary

The Central European country has established itself as a main destination for investment into automotive, electronics and other manufacturing sectors. Authorities are now committed to take the economy a step further by shifting the focus from Made in Hungary to Invented in Hungary, as Jacopo Dettoni, deputy editor of fDi Magazine, reports. 

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Hungary

fDi On Location: Kuwait

The latest fDi On Location video series reports on how Kuwait is seeking to reduce its reliance on the oil sector, grow private investment and build a more sustainable diversified economy. 

The Gulf country of Kuwait is pursuing an ambitious national initiative to future-proof its economy by the year 2035. fDi editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar reports on what this grand vision means for foreign investors.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Kuwait

fDi On Location: Turks and Caicos Islands bounces back

Hit by hurricanes in 2017, the Turks and Caicos Islands, a Caribbean archipelago nation, is back on its feet again and open for business. Courtney Fingar, editor of fDi Magazine, explores opportunities in agribusiness, financial services and tourism sectors, and how the government plans to diversify the economy.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/TurksandCaicos

Investing in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: fDi On Location


The small archipelago nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, located in the southern Caribbean, had previously suffered from a lack of connectivity, but a new international airport opens up potential for increased tourism and as well as investment in sectors such as agriculture and services. fDi Magazine editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar takes a tour.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/SaintVincentandtheGrenadines

Investing in Saint Lucia: fDi On Location


Developing into a high-end boutique garden island where the investor climate is relaxed but efficient: this is the vision of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Beyond Saint Lucia’s strength in tourism, the country is diversifying its economy into several sectors including logistics and business process outsourcing, offering foreign companies a gateway into the Caribbean and beyond. 

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/StLucia

fDi On Location: Astana

To become the commercial, financial and cultural heart of central Asia: that is the aim of Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.  Helped by the Expo 2017 – expected to bring 3 million visitors – Astana is pressing ahead towards what it is hopes is an enhanced profile as an investment location, as well as playing a leading role in Kazakhstan’s journey to establish itself as a pre-eminent hub in Eurasia.
Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Astana

fDi On Location: Jamaica

The Caribbean island of Jamaica is best known for its glorious beaches and tourism. But past this façade the country has a promising but yet untapped workforce, specialising in industries such as: logistics, financial services, agribusiness and business processing. fDi Magazine’s editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar discovers what business opportunities the island has to offer.
Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Jamaica

fDi On Location: Florence

The Tuscan city of Florence is best known for the treasures of its past, but a focus on the four key sectors of culture, education, fashion and lifestyle, and high technology is taking the local economy into the future. fDi Magazine's editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar reports.
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Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Florence

fDi On Location: Ras Al Khaimah


Whilst relatively new in the tourism map, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), the northernmost emirate in the United Arab Emirates, established itself a long time ago as the UAE’s industrial heartland.

Lacking in oil but blessed in raw materials like limestone and quartz, RAK is a major exporter of cement, ceramics and aggregates. Leveraging its location in the heart of one of the world’s top growth regions – the emirate is within one hour’s drive from Dubai  – RAK’s goal is to become a magnet for both businesses and holiday makers.

What’s the next stage of development for this sun-drenched industrial centre? fDi Magazine's editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar explores the business and leisure opportunities RAK has to offer.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/RasAlKhaimah

fDi On Location: Tuscany


The Italian region of Tuscany is famous worldwide for its cultural offerings, but beyond the beautiful facades of its historical cities are clusters of cutting-edge research in high-tech sectors such as life sciences, ICT and robotics. fDi Magazine's editor Courtney Fingar investigates the business side of a much-loved holiday destination.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Tuscany

fDi On Location: Sharjah


The third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah has to date kept a much lower profile than its better-known neighbours Abu Dhabi and Dubai. But that may soon be changing, as Sharjah sets out to raise its visibility on the world stage and to promote its strengths in such sectors as environmental sciences, healthcare, logistics and tourism. fDi editor Courtney Fingar visits the emirate and finds out how its uniquely Islamic identity translates into investment potential.

Watch the full series at fDiIntelligence.com/Sharjah    

fDi On Location: Dubai



Dubai has been ranked by fDi Magazine as the top destination in the Middle East for FDI attractiveness, and its free zones have dominated the magazine's "Free Zones of the Future" rankings in recent years.

In this latest "On Location" video, fDi Magazine's editor Courtney Fingar investigates the reasons for Dubai's regional supremacy in FDI competitiveness, what has attracted multinational companies to the emirate, and how its economic development strategists plan to position it for future growth.

fDi On Location: Edinburgh

fDi Magazine has launched fDi On Location, a new video series exploring investment destinations worldwide.

In the first of the series, fDi Magazine's editor Courtney Fingar goes on location to discover why Edinburgh is one of the top performers in FDI in Europe. Why do companies decide to locate or expand in the Scottish capital? What are the city leaders’ plans to keep the city competitive? We address these and many other points in fDi On Location: Edinburgh.

fDi On Location at your destination

Presented by fDi Magazine’s editor and filmed on site, fDi On Location explores your destination including its key strengths and attraction points for investors.

  • Independent assessment and publication of the key benefits of doing business at your destination
  • Distribution of video to over 30,000 professionals through our website and e-newsletter
  • Ability to upload the video on your own website, use at events or send to your own contacts
  • Create a robust case-study of your location and use it to proactively reach undecided and potential investors
  • Contact us for more information on how fDi On Location can benefit your organisation. 

fDi On Location

The fDi On Location video series explores investment destinations worldwide. Our editorial team identifies the sectors with the most potential for investment, and interviews foreign investors as well as other stakeholders about their views on the location’s competitiveness. 

fDi On Location enables you to benefit from an independent assessment and publication of the key benefits of doing business in your location.

Below are locations currently using our videos to showcase their strengths to investors.

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