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Which FDI sectors could benefit from the coronavirus crisis?

Wavteq's Henry Loewendahl discusses which sectors retain potential for foreign investment amid the current global crisis 

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Editorial view: Why FDI is no longer about job creation

The documentary "American Factory" tells us communities need to go beyond the job creation narrative when it comes to attracting foreign investment. 

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fDi Index: investors carried weak sentiment into January as coronavirus threat emerged

Announced greenfield projects into China plummeted in early 2020 with the US and Europe taking the lion's share of global foreign investment. 

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Coronavirus triggers cut in global FDI estimates

Unctad forecasts the virus will cut global FDI by between 5% and 15%.

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FDI screening moves to the fore as protectionism takes hold

Authorities across the developed world are tightening scrutiny of foreign investment on the grounds of both national security and tech sovereignty.

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Trentino pioneers sustainable approach to cinema investment

The north Italian region of Trentino has pioneered a sustainability protocol for movie productions that is now being assessed at EU level.

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Panama trade minister maintains China focus

Panama’s trade and industry minister stresses the importance of ensuring its industries are compliant with foreign requirements.

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Tocumen expansion has Cope Airlines CEO eyeing opportunities

The expansion of Panama’s Tocumen International Airport will give Copa Airlines the impetus to take its business to the next level, as CEO Pedro Hailbron tells fDi

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Latin America embraces China's Belt and Road with enthusiasm

Up to 18 countries across Latin America have joined China’s new Belt and Road Initiative, hoping to boost their infrastructure development and investment.  

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Kyrgyzstan ramps up efforts to improve image

Kyrgyzstan is trying to stabilise a volatile business environment by diversifying its economy and employing an ombudsman to reassure investors. 

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