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CEO of Business Metropole Ruhr celebrates ongoing history

Rasmus C. Beck talks about the Ruhr’s region’s competitive demographics.


Vice mayor hails Antwerp’s investment jewels

Claude Marinower talks about Antwerp’s diamond, fashion and shipping industries.

From News

China pilots free zones

China is trialling more liberal policies for foreign investors. 

Cyprus sees FDI high in 2018

Cyprus’s record-breaking 2018 was driven by tourism and second-tier cities. 

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Indonesia finance minister seeks simple and sustainable investment offer

Indonesia’s minister of finance tells fDi about the country’s infrastructure deficit and its desire for investment in sustainable industries. 

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Sun, sea and techs in Madeira

Foreign investors are taking advantage of abundant opportunities in upmarket tourism as well as a burgeoning tech sector on Madeira. 

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Madeira vice-president eyes fiscal independence from Lisbon

The vice-president of Madeira’s regional government tells fDi about the island's struggle to gain financial independence from Portugal. 

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Madeira looks to keep tax advantage

On top of its other attractions, Madeira offers a white-listed preferential tax regime that is conducive to long-term, productive investments. 

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Where's hot for hotels? The locations hotel and resort operators are diving into, and why

As the number of international tourists hits historic highs, foreign investment in hotels is booming, especially in emerging markets.

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Why Azmont Investments has high hopes for Montenegro's high-end tourism

The chairman of Azmont Investments tells fDi why the company chose to fund Montenegro’s Portonovi resort to the tune of €600m.    

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