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Rostock mayor celebrates Baltic coast location

Roland Methling, lord mayor of Rostock, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the city’s strategic location, established infrastructure and sectoral specialisms.

Honda’s retreat a “bitter blow” for the UK

UK business secretary disappointed with the Japanese carmaker's decision to shut its Swindon plant in 2021.

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Odessa revives its investment offering

The Ukrainian port city of Odessa has turned the page on the tensions that erupted in 2014, and is newly crowded with visitors and resurgent businesses. 

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Lithuania finance minister eyes leading 'technovation' role

Vilius Sapoka, Lithuania’s minister of finance, tells fDi about the country’s growing tech hub and burgeoning start-up scene, or ‘Litechnia’, as he calls it.

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Belarus economy minister looks to privatisation drive

Dmitry Krutoy, the economy minister of Belarus, tells fDi how a privatisation plan will transform the country and make it more attractive to investors.

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IPAs seek the bright side of Brexit

Local investment promotion agencies are going the extra mile to emphasise that opportunities will remain in the UK post-Brexit. 

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Bracing for Brexit: what now for the UK?

As the UK nears the end of its rollercoaster ride to ‘take back control’ by leaving the EU, fDi examines whether or not the country has a clear, workable vision of its future.

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Tourists and real estate investors home in on Porto

‘Discovered’ by tourists in recent years, Porto is welcoming records numbers of visitors and experiencing soaring rental and property prices. 

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Porto: from gloom to economic boom

Reclaiming its role as a global city for business and tourism, Porto is witnessing rapid transformation and record highs as it pushes aside years of economic decline.

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Porto mayor sees strength in clusters

Rui Moreira, mayor of Porto, tells fDi about the city’s business boom and explains how its many sector-based clusters will keep it firmly on the radar of foreign investors.

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