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Inside fDi: so long, and thanks for all the Air Miles

After 90 issues, 80-something countries, 15 years, countless flights and an impressive number of karaoke sessions of questionable quality, Courtney Fingar is bidding a sad farewell to fDi Magazine.

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Mayor outlines Warsaw's winning formula

Warsaw offers a skilled workforce and has improved its infrastructure – now it must focus on climate change, mayor Rafał Trzaskowski tells fDi.

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Egypt planning minister strives for sustainable economic growth

Egypt is well on the way to establishing a diversified economy, claims Hala El Saeed, minister of planning and economic development 


Portugal’s PM hails economic convergence with the EU

Prime minister of Portugal António Costa talks about the country’s booming investment climate.


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.

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Barbados tourism minister looks to green expansion

Barbados's minister of tourism discusses exploiting the country's capacity for growth, but only in a sustainable way. 

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Inside fDi: the recurring theme of resilience

A city's resilience to political upheaval or natural disaster is becoming increasingly important to investors, but sector resilience is an important attribute too, something that the tourism industry has struggled with in the past. Courtney Fingar looks at how it is turning the tide.

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FinTech Bay CEO seeks leading Middle East tech role for Bahrain

The CEO of Bahrain's FinTech Bay explains how the country’s focus on collaboration and innovation is driving its development as a regional fintech hub.

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Kyiv mayor looks to tech and tourism to unlock potential

Not only has Kyiv hosted international events in recent years, it has also utilised its tech expertise to make it a safer and smarter city, mayor Vitali Klitschko tells fDi.

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Bahrain plays the long game to realise tech hub dreams

Bahrain’s ‘small but nimble’ approach has set in motion a flourishing fintech scene.

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