Latest articles from Henry Loewendahl

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From Locations

Lies, damned lies and statistics: How to make sense of FDI data

What is FDI? An interrogation of official FDI data.

why sustainability
From Locations

Sustainable development and FDI: a practical framework

Too few investment promotion agencies and economic development organisations include sustainability goals in their activities. Dr Henry Loewendahl, Christian Kollinsky and Dr Douglas van den Berghe outline a three-point plan to attract sustainable FDI.

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From News

Greenfield FDI recovery grinds to a halt

Data from 2012 shows that FDI flows were in decline across the world, with only a handful of countries recording growth in inward FDI.

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From Locations

Who is following the BRICs?

As the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – realise the decade-old prediction that they would become economic superpowers, attention now turns to the global economies that will follow them.

FDI intentions point to continuation of emerging markets growth

The FDI trends of the past few years, with regards to sectors, source countries and destination countries, look set to continue in the near future, according to fDi Markets' new investor signals tracking service.

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Global Outlook Report 2011: FDI's cautious recovery

Last year saw further drops in FDI levels globally, but fDiIntelligence expects greenfield projects to return to growth in the coming year

Think Tank Dec 2010

Think tank: the next generation of FDI

As markets become increasingly globalised, investment promotion agencies need to adapt to survive. Henry Loewendahl reports

From Sectors

Auto investment avoids the crash

Investment in the automotive sector was only slightly down in the first nine months of 2009, a boost for an industry hit by a relentless stream of damaging headlines.

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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

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