Latest articles from Spencer Anderson

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Russia: top firms’ foreign assets stay strong

Robust levels of foreign assets among Russia's top 20 multinationals bodes well for future investment.

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US must relax biotechnology rules to keep competitive edge

With nations such as China and Brazil investing heavily in biotechnology, the US may get left behind if it does not adjust its costly and complex regulatory system governing public investment in agricultural research and development.

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Malaysia and Singapore set example for promoting SME links

Malaysia and Singapore have been praised for their work promoting the links between transnational companies and small and medium-sized enterprises. 

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Dubai airport to expand

Investment worth $7.8bn to increase airport’s capacity by 50%.

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MIGA to stimulate FDI with risk insurance

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency aims to restore investors' confidence by securing an insurance capacity worth $1bn.

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Arab Spring impacts on business

One in five foreign businesses in the Middle East and north Africa says the unrest in the region has had a negative impact on performance and confidence, with European firms among those hardest hit.

Latin America emerges as key UAE investor

Despite economic troubles, Latin American interest remains

Mexico FDI up 10.5% in Q1

Strong results led by robust manufacturing sector

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Should IPAs tell the truth in times of crisis?

In times of political upheaval and environmental disaster, should investment promotion agencies stay 'on message', or should they be frank about what is often a grim reality? Spencer Andersonlooks at three very different situations, and finds three very different approaches

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Nicaragua's new energy

Nicaragua's aggressive efforts to attract investment have been relatively successful, but as Spencer Andersonreports, the country must tackle its infrastructure shortfall, unemployment levels and provide cheaper and more stable energy supplies if it is to fulfil its potential

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