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Latin America embraces China's Belt and Road with enthusiasm

Up to 18 countries across Latin America have joined China’s new Belt and Road Initiative, hoping to boost their infrastructure development and investment.  

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Kyrgyzstan ramps up efforts to improve image

Kyrgyzstan is trying to stabilise a volatile business environment by diversifying its economy and employing an ombudsman to reassure investors. 

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Brexit gifts Europe $1.6bn FDI boost

Investors announced as many as 65 relocations from the UK into the EU in the wake of the June 2016 referendum.

From Locations

FDI boom in Costa Rica zones

Costa Rica’s free zone programme remains a bright note in an otherwise challenging macroeconomic environment. 

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Singapore beats Hong Kong for first time in 2019 FDI ranking

Social unrest has taken its toll on the investment appeal of Hong Kong.

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China lures top innovators despite IP concerns

China's economic promise overshadows concerns over intellectual property rights.

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From Locations

Editorial view: Will crops of the future grow in SEZs?

The right incentives can spark the vertical farming revolution, making food supply chains more secure and sustainable. 

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US-Iran feud casts new investment shadow over Middle East

FDI levels have already fallen throughout Iran's main sphere of influence in the region.

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Zonamerica looks beyond Latin America for expansion opportunities

Uruguay-based Zonamerica has successfully expanded into Colombia and China, and is now looking to export its model to other parts of Asia and Africa.

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Afghanistan seeks pioneers to reap rewards of its risks

Afghanistan’s authorities are working hard to persuade investors the rewards are worth the risk by introducing economic and legal reforms.

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