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Caribbean builds up BPO credentials

With a strong legacy of service industry excellence, the Caribbean is now developing into a hub for the fast-changing industry of BPO. 

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Higher-value trend sweeps Caribbean BPO

Despite the Caribbean’s attractiveness as an outsourcing location, the industry trend towards higher value services, technology and innovation poses a challenge. 

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Singapore tops fDi's first biotech rankings

Singapore has been named fDi's first Biotech Location of the Future for its impressive record of job creation, low corruption levels and IP protection. 

Chile returns to FDI growth after three years

Data from fDi Markets shows that after a lean few years Chile's FDI landscape is recovering in impressive fashion.

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US Opportunity Zones open the door to foreign investors

The likes of Amazon are making the most of US rules that allow companies to forgo capital gain taxes when investing in 'economically distressed areas'. Now foreign investors are looking to do the same. 

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How will border unrest affect a reborn Tijuana?

How is Tijuana faring in the aftermath of clashes between Central American migrants and US officials?

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View from Europe: why do IPAs have a bad name?

IPAs seem to have a poor reputation in corporate circles. Martin Kaspar looks at why.

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Will Bolsonaro take Brazil in a new direction?

A few weeks into the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro, investor sentiment seems to be positive for Brazil. Yet the road ahead is still fraught with challenges. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

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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. 

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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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