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Emerging economies ‘at risk from rising temperatures’

A rise in heatwaves across the world, especially in Africa and south-east Asia, will threaten worker productivity and economic output, according to risk advisory firm Verisk Maplecroft.

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Cities hold key to Africa's future FDI, says UN report

Africa must harness the competitive strengths of its cities if it is to maximise its full FDI potential, argues a UN-Habitat report.

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Report reveals top FDI destinations and trends

The US has topped the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, and investors are at their most confident since 2014.

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Is record US FDI a win for Trump?

The US witnessed its largest ever inflow of greenfield foreign investment in 2017, but whether this result can be linked to President Trump’s policies is debatable. 

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OECD/AUC report shows Africa has far to go on inclusive growth

Africa's impressive economic growth over the past 20 years has not been inclusive, according to a report by the African Union Commission and the OECD Development Centre.

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Africa’s largest free zone launches in Djibouti

The Djibouti International Free Trade Zone could play a key part in the US and China’s struggles over the country and its strategic location. 

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Record high investment into New Zealand despite notes of protectionism

New Zealand has witnessed record high inflows of FDI in 2018, garnering $1.32bn between January and May, but the investment climate is still uncertain.

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Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Sweden ‘most resilient markets’

Political risk, natural disasters, and cyber attacks are among the top threats facing markets, reports Timothy Conley.

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Mexico’s Obrador presidency: the FDI implications

Andrés Manuel López Obrador has won Mexico’s presidential elections, ending almost three decades of centre-right technocratic administrations and, according to the latest polls, shifting the balance of power in Congress decisively to the left. Sebastian Shehadi reports on what analysts believe this will mean for FDI.

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PowerChina launches world’s largest foreign investment in green energy

PowerChina is investing $17.8bn to develop five hydropower facilities in North Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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