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PNG prime minister gives green concerns priority in growth strategy

Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill tells Jacopo Dettoni about the government’s ambitions for new major natural gas and mining projects in the next few years, and how the country will use the returns to diversify its economy and ensure sustainable growth. 

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From Locations

Genoa’s mayor seeks to regain past glories

Genoa mayor Marco Bucci tells Jacopo Dettoni how major infrastructure projects will trigger a re-evaluation of the city’s underpriced real estate and increase the potential of the port. 

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From Locations

Thailand seeks new momentum with ambitious Eastern Corridor programme

Thailand’s military junta has launched its plan to make the country's eastern provinces a hub for advanced manufacturing and high-end industries. Tenders for the needed infrastructure are being rolled out, and private investors such as Alibaba are already making a move, as Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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From Locations

UK’s West Midlands mayor on dividing £10bn

Andy Street, the first elected mayor of the devolved West Midlands Combined Authority, discusses with Jacopo Dettoni the opportunities for private investors originating in the region’s big infrastructure push.

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From Locations

Gaziantep’s mayor eyes construction hub status

The Turkish city of Gaziantep has been under pressure having to accommodate as many as 500,000 refugees coming from Syria. Despite the challenging circumstances, mayor Fatma Şahin tells Jacopo Dettoni that the city remains well positioned for investment and opportunities from a future reconstruction of Syria.

From News

Mexico rules out uneven investment protection in new Nafta

If the US opt outs of the investment protection provisions granted under Nafta's Chapter 11, Mexico will follow suit as it will never accept asymmetries in the agreement, says finance minister Ildefonso Guajardo, going into a new round of talks in Washington. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

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From Locations

Development banks build appetite for local currency finance

New foreign exchange hedging solutions and deeper capital markets are providing multilateral development banks with new ways to derisk financing packages and increase their development multiplier. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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EdgeConnex picks Buenos Aires for first Latam data centre

EdgeConnex is betting on Argentina’s new political course as it brings internet content closer to its customers in Latin America through a new facility scheduled to go live at the end of 2018. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Albania’s PM eyes EU credibility

Albania’s prime minister, Edi Rama, chats to Jacopo Dettoni about his hopes for beginning negotiations to join the EU and how membership talks will change his country’s image among investors.

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EBRD president looks beyond India addition

India became the EBRD's 69th member in March 2018, two years after China joined. The bank's president, Suma Chakrabarti, tells Jacopo Dettoni what this means for the institution, and delves into the details of a private sector-focused development finance model that is bearing fruit. 

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