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Klitschko looks to deliver knockout blow for Kiev

Kiev mayor Vitali Klitschko spoke to fDi at March's Mipim event about the city's appeal to Western investors.

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Cidade Matarazzo aims to put São Paulo on global map

Cidade Matarazzo, São Paulo's new 'city within a city', aims to pull in 30 million visitors within five years and bring together the best of Brazil in one place. 

Inside fDi: How manufacturing became smart and sexy

Manufacturing was the unloved cousin of the investment world but Industry 4.0 and the smart factory concept have resurrected the sector.

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Unctad warns on increasing trade restrictions

The UN Conference on Trade and Development has found an alarming increase in countries introducing investment restrictions or rules.

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Gaborone mayor plays to city's strengths

The mayor of the Botswanan capital of Gaborone tells fDi that the city is keen to exploit its expertise in diamond cutting and argibusiness.

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Leiden mayor backs city's academic and collaborative credentials

The historic Netherlands city of Leiden may have a small population but it is big on quality, mayor Henri Lenferink tells fDi.

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Zwolle mayor highlights collaborative route to success

Zwolle in the Netherlands has many attributes but it is its collaborative spirit that drives its ability to attract investment, says mayor Henk Jan Meijer.

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Leiden science park puts vast experience to good use

Leiden Bio Science Park is one of the oldest of its kind in the world. However, there is nothing old-fashioned about its approach to science or attracting investment.

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Eindhoven mayor hails the power of partnerships

After near-bankruptcy in the 1990s, Eindhoven has bounced back – thanks to the combined efforts of private and public partners and knowledge institutes, mayor John Jorritsma tells fDi.

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Eindhoven uses its Brainport

Having repositioned itself as a knowledge centre, Eindhoven now boasts 'the smartest kilometre in Europe', and is responsible for one-fifth of private R&D in the Netherlands. 

Global greenfield investment trends

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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