Latest articles from Alex Irwin-Hunt

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Vilnius mayor hails appetite for change

The mayor of Lithuania’s capital tells fDi what lies behind the city’s recent success

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Latvia highlights anti-money laundering efforts

Economics minister Ralfs Nemiro claims country has turned a corner

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UN Global Compact CEO reaffirms faith in FDI

CEO of the UN’s Global Compact talks about the sustainability shift in the C-suite

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Tanzanian tourism boom undermined by investor concerns

Tanzania's economy is booming and its tourism sector is thriving. However, the president's tactics and infrastructure delays are concerning investors.

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How venture capital helps start-ups expand globally

Venture capital funding is increasingly enabling start-ups to expand across borders – but their ability to do this depends on their type of business and where they are founded.

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UK regions fight for a share of inward investment

Incentives for foreign investment outside London are lacking, an issue that prime minister Boris Johnson's new government is promising to address.

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Nokia Bell Labs looks to make maximum impact from minimum sites

Marcus Weldon of Nokia Bell Labs talks about the company’s strategy for driving innovation

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TripActions' expansion fuelled by VC funds

Ariel Cohen, CEO and co-founder of business travel management platform TripActions, discusses how venture capital funding is enabling small start-ups to grow rapidly.

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Rhineland-Palatinate moves up a gear in investment attraction

From historically underperforming when compared with its peers, the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate is now attracting major investment projects.


Biotech's new battlegrounds

Scientific innovation, a conducive regulatory climate and increased globalisation of drug markets are driving an investment boom in biotechnology.

Global greenfield investment trends

Crossborder investment monitor

fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.

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Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

Click here to find out more about fDi Benchmark

Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

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