Latest articles from Spencer Anderson

Aerospace investment in southern US takes off

The Southern US is establishing itself as an emerging destination for  aerospace projects, according to figures from fDi Markets.

Manufacturing takes over as top FDI sector

The retail and manufacturing sectors switched places as the top two  areas for foreign investment in 2010 to date

FDI figures for 2010 to fall short of 2009 total

Global FDI in 2010 looks to fall short of levels achieved in 2009. While  project numbers look to be not far off from 2009’s figures, capital  expenditure levels are significantly lower


Somaliland president pushes for investment and recognition

Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo makes plea to business leaders and politicans as  he seeks support for his embryonic republic

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Companies pledge to stay in Ireland

Companies making recent investments into Ireland have said they will stay in the country and are not worried about its economic problems or a potential hike in the corporate tax rate

Argentina increases outgoing FDI

Data from fDi Markets shows that outgoing capital expenditure from  Argentina is continuing to rise

FDI into Latin America on a gradual increase since 2007

Latin America has seen a gradual increase in FDI into the region since 2003, and an increase in project numbers looks set to continue in 2010

FDI into Colombia continues to grow in 2010

Colombia has seen a larger influx of FDI so far in 2010 compared to the previous year


ICC justice warns UK on corruption complacency

A judge from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned the UK against complacency in regards to its incoming Bribery Act

Fortum eyes further Russian investment

Finnish power and heating company Fortum is to make new investments in  Russia, and has plans for expansion in China and India

Global greenfield investment trends

Crossborder 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.

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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.

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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.

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