Latest articles from Courtney Fingar

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Will sport become the new hot tech topic?

A constant need for innovative approaches to audience engagement is transforming sport.

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Rhode Island looks to Humber region for wind power template

The secretary of commerce for Rhode Island tells fDi about synergies with England’s Humber region based on shared successes in wind power.

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Curaçao PM sees strength in Caribbean collaboration

Curaçao's prime minister talks to fDi at the pan-regional Outsource to the Caribbean 2019 conference, held in his country in May.

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Alabama commerce secretary looks to lift FDI tide

With Alabama enjoying healthy levels of FDI, the state's secretary of commerce talks to fDi about the long-term strategies that are reaping rewards.

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Lviv's smart answers to staying ahead

The mayor of the Ukrainian city Lviv talks to fDi about how it will retain its smarter edge, and how it must compete with Poland for workers.

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Kharkiv mayor keeps up commitment to reform

Gennadiy Kernes, the mayor of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, tells fDi how he is working with international partners to develop and improve its investment offering.  

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How will Guyana spend its oil windfall?

Guyana may have its fortunes transformed by recent oil discoveries. Its minister of public telecommunications tells fDi how she hopes the money is spent.

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Will Ukraine have the last laugh?

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was elected as Ukraine's president in April, but the mood in the country is still largely one of optimism.

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Birmingham's mayor brings a buzz to challenge perceptions

The mayor of Birmingham talks to fDi about overcoming past reputations to cement the Alabama city's profile as a well-connected and well-educated place to do business.

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Inside fDi: When second place is first class

Capital cities have tended to grab all the attention and attract the lion's share of investment but now smaller Tier 2 cities are coming into their own, as fDi data reveals. Courtney Fingar looks at a logical evolution.

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Crossborder investment monitor

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Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

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Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

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