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Bristol mayor sets FDI targets

Speaking at an investment conference in February, Bristol's mayor, George Ferguson, outlined his vision for making Bristol a leading investment destination in the UK. 

Kuwait targets FDI with new law

Kuwait's new FDI law aims to facilitate investment with the creation of a body that will oversee FDI into the country, cutting time and costs for investors. 

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Commerzbank predicts strong growth in central Asia

A report by German lender Commerzbank highlights the growth potential of central Asian economies, including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia.

Nigeria’s presidential candidates embrace business

As Nigerians prepare to go to the polls, fDi talks to pundits on what the different outcomes might mean for foreign investment in the country.

Investors into Nigeria on hold for election

Concern about the impact of Nigeria’s postponed elections on FDI is being tempered by optimism. 

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Wage increases weaken FDI flows in Indonesia

Foreign investors are shifting away from Indonesia's traditional industrial heartland in Jakarta in response to the province's increasing minimum wage. 

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Taxand survey reveals corporate tax fears

The repercussions of putting tax practices in the public domain is a primary concern for CFOs, according to a survey by global tax advisor group Taxand.

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Thailand warms up new investment strategy

After two years of discussion, Thailand has announced the launch of a new investment strategy, designed to stimulate investment in the country. 

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India approves 100% FDI in medical devices sector

In the latest of a series of moves to open up its economy to FDI, India has passed a new rule to approve 100% FDI in its medical devices sector.

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Smart technologies key to place branding: Populus

A survey of location branding professionals by strategy consultancy Populus shows that smart technologies are key to place branders. 

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