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Cyprus lifts capital controls

Cyprus has made a strong show of confidence in its economy by removing its capital controls. 


Southern Europe emerges from the FDI shadows

The southern European countries of Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece are emerging from a period of uncertainty and have a lot to offer investors, writes Sofia Karadima, but levels of success in attracting FDI vary. 

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European tech needs to tap growth markets

Technology companies in Europe could experience fast global expansion by tapping into opportunities in growth regions.

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Investments pour into Georgia

While national statistics show a major FDI increase in 2014, the country needs further capital inflow before positioning itself as a regional hub economy.

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Poland targets Algeria for investment

Poland is keen to tap investment opportunities in Algeria’s growing economy and foster bilateral trade, although limitations remain. 

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Mauritius makes healthcare FDI push

Mauritius is promoting investment in healthcare in an attempt to position itself as a medical hub at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa. 

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Employee engagement top HR issue for multinationals: Deloitte

A recent survey by global consultancy Deloitte shows that employee engagement, leadership, and learning and development are all areas of concern for human resource departments in large, global organisations. 

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South Korea pledges improvements business environment

South Korea’s trade minister has pledged to ease investment regulations and promote FDI in the country.

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China plans FDI regulation reforms

In a bid to improve its investment environment, the Chinese government has released a draft proposal of a new foreign investment law. 

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Cautious optimism towards M&A in 2015

While 2014 was a strong year for mergers and acquisitions, companies are taking a cautious approach to deal making in 2015, according to experts speaking at an M&A Research Centre event held in London in February. 

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