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Kazakhstan hails beginning of new era

The retirement of Kazakhstan’s first president wrapped up an era for the country. Now FDI and diversification are high on the agenda of his successor. 

FDI down 13% in 2018, says Unctad report

Unctad’s World Investment Report 2019 shows FDI drop, with developed economies suffering most.

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Sri Lanka retains crown as fDi’s most diversified island economy

Sri Lanka and New Zealand hang on first and second place in fDi's Diversification Index for island economies.

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Island Economies of the Future 2019/20 – the results

Cyprus is ranked first in fDi’s Island Economies of the Future rankings.

Tourism FDI takes off

The hotels and tourism sector saw a huge increase in FDI in 2018.

Asia-Pacific sits atop the FDI world

Asia-Pacific continued its reign as the world’s top greenfield FDI region in 2018.

Manufacturing FDI into India on an upward curve

Figures show 2018 was India’s best year for manufacturing FDI in seven years.

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Vietnam expert hails period of stability

Andy Ho, CIO of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, talks about the effects of the US-China trade war.

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Sky9 founder on the new gold standards

Ron Cao, founder of VC firm Sky9 Capital, talks about the impact of technology.

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Sovereign bonds and record FDI mark new era for Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan attracted record foreign investment in 2018, while February 2019 saw the country's sovereign bond debut in London.