fDi Markets Newswire:

A mixed bag for Middle Eastern and African FDI in 2018

Project numbers and capital investment increased in MEA in 2018, although results were uneven on an individual basis.

Tourism FDI takes off

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

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Nakheel pushes ‘affordable luxury’ in Dubai

Nakheel, one of Dubai’s leading developers, is diversifying to keep up with an evolving tourism climate and changing consumer preferences. 

WFZO: Dubai home to 17.5% of mid-east free zones

The Middle East is now the fourth largest free zone host region in the world, says the World Free Zones Organization. 

Israel sees rising Chinese FDI

Israel is balancing increased Chinese investment with US suspicions surrounding Chinese tech. 

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Mining overhaul fails to dent Tanzania's investment appeal

Despite the government's drastic reform of its mining laws, Tanzania has retained an allure to foreign investors.

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Will political tensions put Côte d'Ivoire's recovery at risk?

Côte d’Ivoire's economy has been booming in recent years, but elections in 2020 bring with them the potential to shake the country's stability.

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Malawi finance chief hopes for marketing push

Goodall Gondwe tells fDi that Malawi needs to step up its marketing efforts to realise its full FDI potential and make the most of its abundant natural resources. 

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Minister of investment looks to unlock Botswana

Botswana's minister of investment Bogolo Joy Kenewendo tells Adrienne Klasa how the country's moves to diversify its mineral-rich economy will open up a swathe of opportunities

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View from Middle East & Africa: getting equipped for Industry 4.0

Educating local talent, investing in regional start-ups and financing domestic R&D facilities are crucial to the Middle East and Africa's successful Industry 4.0 strategy. 

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