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Labour pains: why the US is facing a blue-collar shortfall

A combination of economic and demographic factors has forced US companies to take drastic action to stave off an imminent shortage of blue-collar workers. 

Gregg Wassmansdorf

View from the Americas: How the past informs the future

A flurry of analyst reports illuminate the downward trend in FDI in 2018, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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Ecuador finance minister eyes IMF and Chinese options

Richard Martínez, Ecuador's finance minister, tells fDi he is not ruling out an IMF bailout package or the offer of a $3.5bn credit line from China.

Foxconn pulls back on Wisconsin plan

Taiwan electronics giant Foxconn has downgraded its manufacturing investment into Wisconsin, amid much confusion. 

Eurasia Group names top geopolitical risks

Risk consultancy Eurasia Group has released its report naming the top 10 geopolitical risks in 2019. Victoria Jones and Sebastian Shehadi report.

Reversal of fortunes for Brazil in 2018

FDI into Brazil has increased by 66.48% in a little under two years. Jonathan Wildsmith reports.

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Best practice for FDI in Mexico

Jan Willem van Drimmelen of Intertrust Group looks at what investors in Mexico need to know.

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Argentina tourism chief looks to keen Latam visitor crown

Argentina's secretary of coordination and tourism investments tells fDi how the country intends to remain Latin America's number one destination.

Juan José Echeverría

Colombia’s central bank governor holds his nerve

Colombia's central bank governor remains confident that the country can head off the currencies storm facing developing markets across the globe. He talks to fDi

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Colombia wrestles with fracking conundrum

Abundant shale oil and gas reserves could change the outlook of Colombia's energy industry for good – but authorities have yet to agree on the divisive subject of fracking. 

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