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fDi Index: investors carried weak sentiment into January as coronavirus threat emerged

Announced greenfield projects into China plummeted in early 2020 with the US and Europe taking the lion's share of global foreign investment. 

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US tops global soft power ranking

The US has the world’s strongest soft power, while China and Russia are rising in influence, according to a recent ranking from Brand Finance.

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France ups investment screening

Investors in France will face greater scrutiny under extended legislation.

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Trade tensions hit South Korea FDI

The situation between the US and China is bad news for South Korea’s investment climate.

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Brazil sees FDI boost in 2019

Brazil’s FDI flows were boosted in 2019 by the government’s privatisation programme.

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India invites foreign capital

India’s 2020 budget continues the process of opening up to overseas investment.

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Tirana: 100 years of growth

Celebrating its centennial, Albania’s capital is ranked among fDi’s top five mid-sized European Cities of the Future 2020/2021 for Cost Effectiveness

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CEE ‘key for automotive R&D’

To remain globally competitive in the automotive technology race, Western European carmakers should consider an R&D footprint in CEE, according to McKinsey.

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Tokyo world’s most talked about city online

ING Media names Tokyo, New York, London and Paris as global super brands for digital visibility.

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Global FDI flows stable in 2019, reports Unctad

Global FDI flows recorded a marginal 1% fall in 2019, but the value of announced greenfield investment projects plummets by 22%.

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