Latest articles from Spencer Anderson

Latam ripe for US-led M&A boom

A KPMG study shows that Latin America is for mergers and acquisitions from the US, with Brazil in particular standing out

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Opening up to the world

The instability across the Middle East and north Africa poses threats, but also offers opportunities, says Spencer Andersonwho looks at the challenges faced by closed countries that open up their economies to foreign investment

Astana mayor in housing plea

The mayor of Kazakhstan's capital city calls for 'affordable and quality housing'

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Manufacturing dominates business activity in 2010

Accounted for 26% of projects generated according to fDi's latest Global Outlook Report

Software and IT project numbers to the fore

Sector tops the charts for the second straight year


Japan investment agency launches business support programme

Programme offers affected companies office space in Tokyo and logistical support for five business days

Dubai investment falls, but still top MEA destination

Dubai’s investment project numbers fell in 2010, but the city is still  the top destination for FDI in the Middle East and Africa region

Chinese FDI into Africa set to jump by 70%

Figures show that investment from China into Africa has been growing rapidly in recent years and is set to continue

New York is top FDI city in Americas

New York received the most investment projects in 2010, with investments up more than 30%

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Maltese prime minister plans for energy independence

Lawrence Gonzi, prime minister of Malta, says his country is too dependent on foreign energy, and hits out at the EU over its illegal immigration policy

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