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CEO of Business Metropole Ruhr celebrates ongoing history

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

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Vice mayor hails Antwerp’s investment jewels

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

Cyprus sees FDI high in 2018

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

Unctad: Shanghai best-connected port again

China’s second city tops Unctad’s LSCI ranking. 

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View from Europe: the ugly rise of protectionism

What began as a China-US tit for tat looks to be spreading internationally. It is time everyone took a step back from the brink of trade war.

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Will the textile industry clean up its act?

The global fashion industry is a major consumer of resources and cause of pollution. As companies pledge to clean up, will governments come on board? 

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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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Fintech Locations of the Future 2019/20: London tops first ranking

London has been named fDi’s inaugural Fintech Location of the Future for 2019/20, followed by Singapore and Belfast. Naomi Davies reports. 

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