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Egypt planning minister strives for sustainable economic growth

Egypt is well on the way to establishing a diversified economy, claims Hala El Saeed, minister of planning and economic development 

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Portugal’s PM hails economic convergence with the EU

Prime minister of Portugal António Costa talks about the country’s booming investment climate.

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Basque Country minister looks to lays ground for tech hub

Arantxa Tapia, the Basque Country minister for economic development and infrastructure, tells fDi how the region is preparing to develop a new tech industry.

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Barbados tourism minister looks to green expansion

Barbados's minister of tourism discusses exploiting the country's capacity for growth, but only in a sustainable way. 

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Inside fDi: the recurring theme of resilience

A city's resilience to political upheaval or natural disaster is becoming increasingly important to investors, but sector resilience is an important attribute too, something that the tourism industry has struggled with in the past. Courtney Fingar looks at how it is turning the tide.

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FinTech Bay CEO seeks leading Middle East tech role for Bahrain

The CEO of Bahrain's FinTech Bay explains how the country’s focus on collaboration and innovation is driving its development as a regional fintech hub.

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Kyiv mayor looks to tech and tourism to unlock potential

Not only has Kyiv hosted international events in recent years, it has also utilised its tech expertise to make it a safer and smarter city, mayor Vitali Klitschko tells fDi.

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Bahrain plays the long game to realise tech hub dreams

Bahrain’s ‘small but nimble’ approach has set in motion a flourishing fintech scene.

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Inside fDi: too many tech hubs, not enough spokes

Is your city a tech hub? Join the queue. In truth few can truly justify such a sobriquet. It is time for tech spokes to be proud of their role.

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New Waipa president wants to nurture IPAs

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, was elected president of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies at the group's annual general assembly in Warsaw in early October.

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