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High hopes for a digital boost to Asia

Asia’s growing digital economy could be a global answer to falling trade figures, business leaders told a roundtable in London.

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Odessa leads Ukraine’s tourism comeback

The Black Sea resort of Odessa has been an unexpected beneficiary of Russia’s manoeuvres in the region.

Kenya railways

Kenya-UK Trade and Investment Forum has upbeat mood

Officials at a recent forum in London explained how Kenya is one of Africa's economic stars, and is attracting investment through its open and stable economy. However, security issues and a creaking infrastructure are still a cause for concern, as Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Nation brands 2016

Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and investment attractiveness.

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Liquid Telecom CEO talks up Africa expansion

Liquid Telecom CEO Nic Rudnik has declared his ambition to connect Africa to a fibre network. 

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Poland targets foreign companies with taxes

The Polish government is defiant over its new taxes on large multinationals, despite protests from the EC and a downgrade by Moody’s. 

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World economy “fragile” says Unctad

UN trade body Unctad has warned that slow growth in developed countries is having a knock-on effect and sparking protectionism. 

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9/11 bill threatens US-Saudi investment

A vote by Congress to allow lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could jeopardise promised investment, reports Sebastian Shehadi.

Axelle Lemaire

Taking France to the world

Axelle Lemaire, the French minister of state for the digital sector and innovation, tells Sebastian Shehadi why France is emulating the US to think globally in its bid to boost its fintech sector at home and abroad.

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