Latest articles from Alex Irwin-Hunt

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EU report backs investment screening framework

The rise of foreign ownership of EU companies, especially in sensitive sectors, illustrates the need for FDI screening, says the European Commision. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Savills: New York is new top tech city

New York supercedes San Francisco and five cities in mainland China join the top ranks. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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UK ‘less attractive to FDI’, says Brexit report

Greenfield FDI projects undertaken in Northern Ireland are forecast to fall 3% per year, says a new report. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Resource nationalism risk on the rise, says Verisk Maplecroft index

Rising nationalism over resources over the last year poses a threat to oil, gas and mining operators, according to a new index. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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US-China trade war hurts at home

A study claims that the US-China trade war has negatively affected consumers and importers through added tax costs and losses in welfare. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Honda’s retreat a “bitter blow” for the UK

UK business secretary disappointed with the Japanese carmaker's decision to shut its Swindon plant in 2021.

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Amazon cancels New York HQ2 plan

Amazon has scrapped its New York ‘HQ2’ plans amid local antagonism, leading to condemnation and celebration. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Brexit uncertainty boosts Netherlands FDI

Foreign investment into the Netherlands rose by 70.7% in 2018. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Co-working hospitality brand Selina expands internationally

Successful funding rounds of $245m have driven an audacious international expansion for co-working hotel chain Selina, but is its expansion sustainable? 

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Qatar’s SEZ programme helps country shrug off effects of blockade

Despite the ongoing trade blockade and in anticipation of hosting the Fifa World Cup in 2022, Qatar has announced plans for two new special economic zones. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.  

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