Opinion

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Inside fDi: so long, and thanks for all the Air Miles

After 90 issues, 80-something countries, 15 years, countless flights and an impressive number of karaoke...

Inside fDi: how soft factors can influence FDI's hard sell

Countries that can display positive 'soft factors' – such as social peace and tolerance – will stand...

Inside fDi: When second place is first class

Capital cities have tended to grab all the attention and attract the lion's share of investment but ...

Inside fDi: How manufacturing became smart and sexy

Manufacturing was the unloved cousin of the investment world but Industry 4.0 and the smart factory ...

Inside fDi: A self-inflicted kick in the Brexits

Jacopo Dettoni laments that no one – not even Ozzy Osbourne – seems to know what Brexit really...

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Inside fDi: SDGs can help FDI get over GDP break-up

With foreign investment and GDP seemingly undergoing a messy divorce, Courtney Fingar is urging the ...

Inside fDi: So you’re ‘digital first’? Sorry, we need more

Companies and organisations that aren't 'digital first' are risking their futures, writes Courtney Fingar...

Inside fDi: An FDI Brexodus edges towards reality

Brexit is rarely far from the headlines in the UK. Less heard are the voices of foreign investors, and...

Inside fDi: Trade interference brings FDI/GDP divorce

The mostly harmonious union between FDI and GDP was shattered in 2017, as foreign investment figures...

Inside fDi: It's skills that will kill the robot uprising

The robots are coming! Populist politicians the world over are raging against various threats to blue...