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Qatar’s SEZ programme helps country shrug off effects of blockade

Despite the ongoing trade blockade and in anticipation of hosting the Fifa World Cup in 2022, Qatar has announced plans for two new special economic zones. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.  

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Dyson moves HQ to Singapore

Household Appliance designer positions itself closer to its main consumers and manufacturing operations 

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AfDB: east Africa set to boom

East Africa will be the fastest growing region on the continent, according to an African Development Bank report. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Political tensions pose most urgent risk in 2019, says WEF report

Rising geopolitical and economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, according to the WEF's Global Risk Report. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Vietnam sustains FDI growth amid US-China trade war

FDI into Vietnam rose to $19.1bn in 2018, climbing 9.1% compared with 2017. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Unctad: global FDI down by 19%

Widespread repatriations of accumulated earnings by US firms is starting to have an effect on global figures. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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WeWork FDI at risk in challenging 2019

Shared office space company WeWork has lost $14bn in planned investment as SoftBank scales back its plans. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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South Korean FDI inflows remain strong

2018 was a record-breaking year, according to fDi Markets. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Alibaba and Softbank bet big on Indonesia tech unicorn

The two global names injected extra $1.1bn into local e-commerce firm Tokopedia, as Indonesia is hailed as the major south-east Asia e-commerce market. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Mauritania launches online FDI platform

The west African country is making information on its business environment more accessible in a bid to shore up investment inflows. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports. 

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