fDi Markets Newswire:

Latest articles from Sebastian Shehadi

From News

Macedonia-Greece name change accord is bittersweet for FDI

Greece and Macedonia have signed an accord that formally ends a decades-long dispute. While this is positive news for Macedonia’s EU accession, political tensions have been stoked. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Modeste Bahati Lukwebo

DRC’s minister of planning builds up energy

Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, minister of Planning for the Democratic Republic of Congo, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the country's vast renewable energy potential, privatisation programme and need for infrastructure investment.  

on the radar

Uzbekistan investment chief looks to gain greater visibility

Shukhrat Vafaev, deputy chairman of Uzbekistan’s Committee for Investments and executive director of Uzbekistan’s Reconstruction and Development Fund, speaks to Sebastian Shehadi about reforms to attract outside investment into the country, including liberalising foreign exchange and changes to the legal system.

haldo topsoe

Angola proves fertile ground for Haldor Topsøe expansion plan

Haldor Topsøe is a well-known name in the chemical, fertiliser and petrochemical industry. The Denmark-based company has an appetite for expansion, employing more than 2700 people across the globe and has made a recent $2bn investment into Angola. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

From News

Unctad World Investment Report shows 23% FDI dip in 2017

Unctad's World Investment Report 2018 shows a 23% dip in FDI, with developing economies bearing the brunt of this fall. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

a city vision

Palestinian entrepreneur looks to fund his Rawabi vision

One of Palestine’s wealthiest businessmen, Bashar Masri, has built a city – Rawabi – from scratch in the West Bank, valued at $1.5bn. But misperceptions are widespread and the historic project needs more FDI, as he explains to Sebastian Shehadi.

secondary cities
From Locations

Secondary cities: first-class destinations

Megacities and well-known country capitals have been perennial favourites for FDI. However, astute investors are increasingly looking beyond the obvious, as Sebastian Shehadi discovers.

Kreshnik Bekteshi

Macedonia on path to EU says economy minister

Kreshnik Bekteshi, minster of economy for Macedonia, talks to Sebastian Shehadi about its business-friendly incentives and positive steps towards EU integration, and why the country is more than just a source of cheap labour. 

a green and blue
From Locations

Seychelles environment minister touts green and blue credentials

The Seychelles' minister of environment, energy and climate change, Wallace Cosgrow, tells Sebastian Shehadi why the nation of islands is expanding into the blue, or sea-based, economy, and why it is committed to environmental sustainability.

From News

Jordanian PM resigns but FDI likely to remain stable

Ongoing protests in Amman have led Jordanian prime minister Hani Al-Mulki to step down but FDI inflows are likely to remain stable – for now. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

The fDi Report 2018: Free Download

The fDi Report 2018 promobox

Crossborder investment monitor

fDi Markets - Cross border investment monitor

fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.

Click here to find out more about fDi Markets

Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

Click here to find out more about fDi Benchmark

Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

Find out more.