Latest articles from Jacopo Dettoni

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Trung Nguyen searches for perfect global blend

Vietnamese coffee producer Trung Nguyen Group exports to 61 countries. Now it has China, the US and South Korea in its sights.

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Colombia wrestles with fracking conundrum

Abundant shale oil and gas reserves could change the outlook of Colombia's energy industry for good – but authorities have yet to agree on the divisive subject of fracking. 

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Estonia IT minister seeks 5G first status

Estonia’s entrepreneurship and IT minister tells fDi that the 5G corridor Via Baltica is not just about self-driving cars, but is a step towards a digital union of the region. 

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Oman looks to challenge Gulf leaders with Dumq SEZ

The Duqm Special Economic Zone in Oman is already attracting investors in its bid to become a major regional industrial and logistics hub.

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China Construction Bank bullish on UK opportunities

Aimin Yang, chief executive of China Construction Bank London, tells Jacopo Dettoni how Brexit is broadening the scope of the bank's growth in the UK. 

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Is Baltic integration coming off the rails?

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have achieved significant integration since independence from the Soviet Union, but regional co-operation appears to be losing its impetus.

Suriname launches IPA in effort to attract FDI

The South American country is making its investment promotion agency operational 16 years after its launch as part of a broader effort to upgrade a depressed domestic business environment

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From Locations

New US sanctions jeopardise Iran’s dreams of an FDI bonanza

Importers of Iranian oil will face US sanctions and retaliation from November 4 onwards. Jacopo Dettoni looks at the implications. 

From Locations

Is Iraq open for business?

Freshly appointed prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi made FDI a key pillar of his campaign. 

From News

Brazil elects far-right president with a protectionist touch

Jair Bolsonaro won more than 55% of the votes in Brazil's tumultuous elections. 

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