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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.

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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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Iran remains in the cold as JCPOA deal stalls

A long awaited FDI wave has yet to materialise in Iran as Tehran and Washington continue to lock horns and throw the future of the nuclear deal into question. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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From Locations

ADB president looks to narrow Asia's inclusivity gap

The Asian economy is growing fast, but sizeable pockets within the continent are being left behind. The president of the Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao, tells Jacopo Dettoni how his organisation is looking to tackle this problem.

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Cryptocurrency to the rescue in Africa?

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are tipped to fix some of Africa's most deeply rooted problems, but results have yet to come through. 

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IBM blockchain head hails 'digital reinvention'

Blockchain is transforming the way in which business is done, and few companies are more aware of this than IBM. Its general manager of blockchain services, Jason Kelley, tells Jacopo Dettoni how the certainty, trust and access to quality data that blockchain offers can be beneficial for all.

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