Latest articles from Timothy Conley

From Locations

Chinese FDI into US slumps as tensions grow

Chinese FDI into the US fell to a six-year low last year as Washington and Beijing lock horns over trade and investment, say Baker McKenzie and Rhodium Group.

From News

Vienna ranked as the world’s most liveable city

Vienna, Melbourne and Osaka are the top three most livable cities, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Wisconsin governor out amid Foxconn backlash

Governor Scott Walker lost his re-election bid in a race where Foxconn’s new $10bn R&D facility in Wisconsin became a critical issue

From News

FDI in West Midlands consistent despite Brexit uncertainty

Infrastructure and a talented workforce have established the West Midlands as a resilient FDI destination.

From News

Emerging economies ‘at risk from rising temperatures’

A rise in heatwaves across the world, especially in Africa and south-east Asia, will threaten worker productivity and economic output, according to risk advisory firm Verisk Maplecroft.

From News

Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Sweden ‘most resilient markets’

Political risk, natural disasters, and cyber attacks are among the top threats facing markets, reports Timothy Conley.

From News

Political uncertainty considered top concern among European investors, says EY survey

Despite geopolitical tensions, foreign investors remain confident in European investments, reports Timothy Conley.


Ghana aspires to a diverse economy

Newly discovered oil has contributed to Ghana being heralded as one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. However, as Timothy Conley reports, the country has reacted cautiously by implementing measures to protect itself against the consequences of too reliant on commodities.

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Palestine's quest for greenfield FDI

In recent years, the Palestinian economy has become synonymous with foreign aid, political instability and conflict with Israel. However, as Timothy E Conley reports, the territory is striving to shed this reputation in its quest for greenfield investment projects.

From News

Can Europe-Iran relations withstand US withdrawal from JCPOA?

European investment into Iran has been on the rise since the signing of a multilateral agreement with the country over its nuclear programme. Can this developing FDI relationship survive the US’s withdrawal from the deal, and will Asian investors step into the breach? Timothy Conley investigates.

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