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Is Kazakhstan set for EEU investment hub status?

Kazakhstan is gunning to be the investment hub for the recently launched Eurasian Economic Union, but the collapse of the Russian rouble has left companies investing in the country struggling to turn a profit. 

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Bahrain's bid to be gateway to the Gulf

Bahrain is looking to claw back its advantage as an investor gateway to the Gulf region, targeting specific sectors that will add value to its economy and create jobs.

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Kazakhstan brings in FDI reforms

It is hoped that a series of reforms to the country's investment framework will lure foreign investors back to Kazakhstan and help to diversify its economy.

FDI inflows run out of energy in central Asia

FDI inflows run out of energy in central Asia

FDI into central Asia has largely been limited to extractive sectors. While this has led to some big-ticket investments, it can be unreliable as a source of capital inflow, and countries in the region are waking up to the fact that they need to diversify their economies and broaden their appeal.

Opening up Asean

Asean's market liberalisation agenda

Critics claim that strict foreign ownership rules stand between the Association of South-East Asian Nations and the region attracting more FDI. Will the development of the Asean economic community help expedite the lifting of these barriers to investment?

Kazakhstan bids for global spotlight

Kazakhstan bids for global spotlight

Kazakhstan is hoping to turn to replicate its successful bid for Expo 2017 in Astana with its application to become host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, bringing investment and stimulating growth.

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Mongolia bets on new FDI rules to restore investor confidence

Hit by declining investor confidence, the Mongolian government has announced reforms to its investment laws and launched an inward investment agency

Global greenfield investment trends

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Research report

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