fDi Markets Newswire:

Kumsishvili

Georgia’s economy minister on tourism and hydro-power

Dimitri Kumsishvili, deputy prime minister and minister of economy of Georgia, tells Sebastian Shehadi how the country transformed into an open and global economy that boasts a booming tourism industry and vast, but largely untapped, hydro-power resources.

Shanghai industry

Where do German companies invest?

A look at Germany’s recent outward investment history shows China is the preferred destination. 

bonn

Bonn mayor focuses on offices for tech

Mayor of Bonn Ashok Sridharan tells Sebastian Shehadi about the city’s thriving IT sector, its internationalism and its foreign investment needs. 

Oresund Bridge

How Malmo went from oil tankers to green tech

Foreign investors often focus on capital cities, missing out on smaller, up-and-coming locations such as Malmo. Sebastian Shehadi examines the reborn city’s unique selling points and opportunities.

Stockholm's party goes on

Stockholm's party goes on for foreign investors

House prices have tumbled in Sweden's red-hot real estate market, and a shortage of affordable housing and offices means foreign investment opportunities abound. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Helsinki makes its mark

Helsinki office real estate makes most of growing popularity

Helsinki’s tech-savvy workers are leading a revolution in the city’s office space market, as Jason Mitchell reports.

Oslo reaching maturity

Oslo’s real estate market moves towards maturity

Long a forbidding location for overseas investors, Oslo’s real estate market has witnessed a flood of foreign interest – but can it last? Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Copenhagen

Danish real estate builds on its strengths

Led by booming capital city Copenhagen, Denmark’s real estate is continuing to thrive, thanks to strong economic fundamentals and a currency pegged to the euro. Jason Mitchell reports.

Guernsey sponsors green investment fund certification

The UK Channel Island of Guernsey has announced the launch of a new green investment accreditation system to promote environmental innovation. Timothy Conley reports.

EU takes legal steps to boost innovation

In order to compete with the US and China, the EU is making legislative changes to safeguard its climate of innovation. Zosia Wanat reports.

fDi On Location: Florence

 

The Tuscan city of Florence is best known for the treasures of its past, but a focus on the four key sectors of culture, education, fashion and lifestyle, and high technology is taking the local economy into the future.

fDi Tools

fDi Intelligence has a portfolio of related products that enable you to get the targeted foreign investment information you need for your role: 

fdimarkets

For real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, click here

fdibenchmark

To benchmark locations for investment projects, click here

fdireports

For bespoke reports on companies, locations or sectors, click here

European Cities & Regions of the Future 2012/13

 

European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/13