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From News

Verisk Maplecroft report predicts civil unrest to continue in 2020

Escalation in protests across the globe in 2019 are forecast to persist into the new decade, according to Verisk Maplecroft report.

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FDI into Togo peaks in 2019

Togo won a record number of greenfield investment projects last year.

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OECD tax chief fights avoidance

Pascal Saint-Amans talks about the battle against global tax avoidance in the digital era.

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Thuringia punches above its weight with battery-powered growth

The announcement of a €1.8bn lithium-ion battery production facility in Thuringia by China's CATL has put the small German federal state on the map.

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Gothenburg takes proactive stance as global headwinds bite

Gothenburg is vulnerable to global economic pressures but local authorities are confident that their strategies will see the city ride out current uncertainties.

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Mannheim takes creative route to fostering start-up ecosystem

Mannheim in south-west Germany is leaning on its rich cultural and creative history to carve out a niche for its start-up ecosystem.

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Passion Capital partner puts faith in London fintech scene

Passion Capital's Eileen Burbidge tells fDi why London will always be a key market in the fintech sector.

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From Sectors

Resilient cities: how FDI acts as a shock absorber in a volatile world

Rapid urbanisation and climate change are making cities’ ability to respond to adverse shocks increasingly important. But what role can FDI play in this?

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Mobility expertise boosts Braunschweig's ambitions

The city of Braunschweig lags its German peers in attracting FDI. It hopes a focus on the mobility sector will mean its technical skills are matched with investment.

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Geopolitics and US election top business risks in 2020

US campaign trail and geopolitical ramifications pose greatest risk to global businesses in 2020, while global activism and cyber threats will loom large according to the RiskMap2020.

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