Paolo Astone

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Green energy avoids Covid-19 investment slump

Robust investment in sector contrasts with FDI collapse in other areas of economy

AfDB outlines plan to safeguard agricultural supply chains

New programme seeks to mitigate impact of coronavirus on Africa’s food systems

Renewables power Poland FDI surge amid pandemic

Ghana, Norway, Slovakia and Sri Lanka also bucked global FDI slowdown

Uber’s HQ plan boosts Hong Kong in tussle with Singapore

Plan to move HQ from city-state depends on government first recognising services

US cities challenge China’s dominance in chip production

TSMC’s $12bn investment in Phoenix propels Arizona city into top 10 locations


Mexico the top destination for reshoring operations

Vietnam also benefiting from upheavals in global supply chains led by trade tensions

Bailouts for start-ups ‘vital for recovery’

‘Cost per job’ saved will be 41% lower for start-ups than SMEs, claims report

Digital healthcare firms thrive amid pandemic

Healthtechs raised $1.2bn in April as demand for online medical advice surges

Domestic tourism offers hope to travel sector

Tough new protocols needed to support battered industry, says top tourism body

How US rust belt has been revived by foreign investment

The rust belt states have seen a revival in fortunes, driven by hi-tech and FDI