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A master of reinvention

A master of reinvention: how Tampere’s tech scene is evolving

The Finnish city of Tampere is finding that a firm focus on its strengths in research and technology, and close collaboration between business and its universities, is helping it to ride the tech wave as well as stabilise its local job market.

Life after Nokia

Life after Nokia: how the Finnish city of Tampere is still thriving

The decline of once-dominant telecommunications giant Nokia had grim repercussions for the Finnish city of Tampere, in which it employed 4000 people at its peak. However, with an educated, highly skilled workforce, and its innovative streak still fully intact, Tampere is filling the 'Nokia gap' with a number of exciting projects.

From News

Argentina defies US ruling with new bill

A new bill has been passed in Argentina that will allow the country to make an interest payment on its debt by bypassing a restrictive court ruling by a New York judge in July.

Francisco Perez

Mendoza governor looks to promote Argentina province's offering beyond wine

The Argentinian province of Mendoza is globally renowned for its wine, but its governor is keen to demonstrate to investors that the region thrives in many fields, including mining and energy production.

From News

Bogotá looks to become Latam FDI hub

Colombia's capital city, Bogotá, is seeking to use its recent impressive economic growth to enhance its growing status as a Latin American FDI hub.

Economy minister looks to realise Guatemalas grand plans

Economy minister looks to realise Guatemala's grand plans

The economy minister of Guatemala tells fDi how his ambitious plans to transform the country's economy into one of the most competitive in Latin America are already bearing fruit, with major infrastructure and energy projects leading the way.

Juan Sartori

View from the C-suite: Union group goes from blueberries and beyond

Eight years ago, Union Group started out as a blueberry farming business in Uruguay. Today, it is a pan-Latin American corporation concerned with mining, agribusiness, oil exploration and logistics. Its president and founder tells Jason Mitchell about the group's meteoric rise.

From News

Paraguay to invest $16bn in economy

At the Latin American Trade and Investment Association conference in May, Paraguay's Ministry for Industry announced plans to invest more than $15bn in modernising and diversifying the country's economy.

From News

Latin American infrastructure boom expected

More than $1000bn-worth of infrastructure projects are planned in Latin America in the next few years, according to speakers at the Fourth Latin American Investment Forum.

Party crashers

Security issues, stifled telecoms and energy sectors and over-reliance on the US threaten the celebratory atmosphere surrounding Mexico’s bicentenary anniversary. But, says Jason Mitchell, foreign investors are not yet ready to leave the party.

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