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Nigeria’s trade minister on win-win FDI partnerships

Okechukwu Enelamah, Nigeria’s minister of industry, trade and investment, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the country’s huge demand for infrastructure and the importance of mutually beneficial FDI.

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Palestine's quest for greenfield FDI

In recent years, the Palestinian economy has become synonymous with foreign aid, political instability and conflict with Israel. However, as Timothy E Conley reports, the territory is striving to shed this reputation in its quest for greenfield investment projects.

UAE’s milestone law will give foreign investors total ownership

An eagerly anticipated legal change will soon enable foreign investors to own 100% of their assets in the United Arab Emirates, which is hoping the move will boost FDI. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

Can Europe-Iran relations withstand US withdrawal from JCPOA?

European investment into Iran has been on the rise since the signing of a multilateral agreement with the country over its nuclear programme. Can this developing FDI relationship survive the US’s withdrawal from the deal, and will Asian investors step into the breach? Timothy Conley investigates.

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Nigeria’s agricultural resurgence

Fearing long-term dependence on the price of crude oil, a new wave of entrepreneurs is helping Nigeria’s small farmers reclaim their place as the engine room of the country’s economy. Ima Jackson-Obot reports.

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DRC prime minister looks to redress mining balance

The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bruno Tshibala, tells Adrienne Klasa that the country's new mining code will correct an imbalance in favour of its citizens, who, he adds, will get the chance to go to the polls later in 2018.

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Mining investors prepare to play longer game

A recovery in the prices of gold and copper has done little for investment levels in the mining sector in Africa. However, writes Adrienne Klasa, having learnt from their mistakes during the crash, many in the industry accept that a slower, more sensible approach is now needed.

World Bank report highlights developing economies' increased FDI involvement

The World Bank released its latest Global Investment Competitiveness report at the Annual Investment Meeting in the UAE, which stressed how integral developing economies have become to global FDI flows. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Why Israel's FDI draw remains conflict-proof

As a country, Israel is synonymous with headlines reporting conflict and civil unrest. However, thanks to its start-up culture, it is also a hotbed for FDI. Zosia Wąsik examines why investors see the country as a safe bet.

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Iran remains in the cold as JCPOA deal stalls

A long awaited FDI wave has yet to materialise in Iran as Tehran and Washington continue to lock horns and throw the future of the nuclear deal into question. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

fDi on Location: Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, is leveraging its location in the heart of one of the world’s top growth regions to become a magnet for both companies and tourists. fDi Magazine's editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar explores opportunities RAK has to offer.

fDi On Location: Sharjah

The third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, has to date kept a much lower profile than its better-known neighbours Abu Dhabi and Dubai. But that may soon be changing, as Sharjah sets out to raise its visibility on the world stage and to promote its strengths. 

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