Latest articles from Jacopo Dettoni

where now

Where now for Hong Kong?

The social turmoil in Hong Kong has triggered an economic crisis, raising questions over the special administrative region’s future as a financial hub. 

salina cruz

Mexico teams up with Singapore to launch Tehuantepec trade corridor

President Obrador aims to mobilise billions in public and private investment to create an alternative to the Panama Canal along the Tehuantepec corridor. 

canadas ocean

Canada takes a global lead in the blue economy

Surrounded by oceans, Canada is taking a global lead in developing its ‘blue economy’ in a sustainable way. 

why british

Why British Columbia is making waves

The province of British Columbia on Canada’s west coast is at the forefront of ocean research and innovation, as well as vital container port activity.

From News

Industry 4.0 jeopardises SEZs’ job creation prospects

Automation reduces the capacity of special economic zones to create employment.

From News

Denmark green-lights Nord Stream 2 as US mulls sanctions

The Moscow-backed €9.5bn gas pipeline is nearing completion, despite US opposition

Jacopo Dettoni colour

Editorial view: What the Amazon can teach Boris Johnson on freeports

Manaus could provide the UK government with a surprising blueprint for resuscitating its free zone programme.


Uzbekistan greenlights 2020 capital market reform

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has agreed reform to modernise the Tashkent Stock Exchange.


Foreign investors face up to social unrest in Chile

Multinationals have been the target of vandalism in Chile.

From Locations

Turkey still facing sanctions despite Pence-Erdogan deal

US Congress seems determined to push through sanctions against Turkey.

Global greenfield investment trends

Crossborder investment monitor

fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.

Click here to find out more about fDi Markets

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.

Click here to find out more about fDi Benchmark

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.

Find out more.