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fDi's European Cities and Regions of the Future 2020/21 - FDI Strategy: North Rhine-Westphalia takes regional crown

North Rhine-Westphalia is fDi's top large region for FDI Strategy, with the Basque Country topping the table for mid-sized regions and Ireland South East first among small regions. 


Basque Country minister looks to lays ground for tech hub

Arantxa Tapia, the Basque Country minister for economic development and infrastructure, tells fDi how the region is preparing to develop a new tech industry.

María Reyes Maroto Illera

Tech-savvy Spain ready for international stage

Spain’s minister of commerce, industry and tourism explains why the country is a top FDI destination. 


Seville mayor looks beyond tourism

Mayor of Seville Juan Espadas tells Sebastian Shehadi about city’s technological prowess.

European rivals gain on the UK

Ireland and Spain are among the European investment destinations to post big gains in 2018.

Spanish election debate

General elections loom over Spanish FDI recovery

Spain has experienced unprecedented inflow of investment in the past few years, but political uncertainty is casting a shadow. 

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Barcelona free zone looks to cement tech future

Barcelona’s new innovation hub is rising from the ashes of an old car manufacturing facility, projecting the area into the future of production. 

A new high for FDI in Spain in 2018

Successive annual increases of FDI inflows to Spain culminated in a record year in 2018. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

Spanish renewables see increased FDI in 2018

Greenfield foreign investment into Spain’s renewable energy market has spiked in 2018.

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Madrid hits an FDI sweet spot

Madrid is enjoying an FDI boom thanks to its stability, a resurgence in the property market, and interest from Chinese investors.

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