The state of play: FDI in Ireland

16 July 2020

Singapore leads IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

Smaller economies such as Singapore, Denmark and Switzerland lead IMD’s World Competitiveness Ranking for 2020, while the US and China struggle as their trade war makes its impact felt. Sofia...

15 July 2020

Hong Kong investors eye Europe amid domestic unrest

The political and social instability in Hong Kong has seen its investors increasingly eyeing opportunities in Europe. Sofia Karadima looks at why the region is such a popular safe haven.

14 July 2020

Under start-up orders: London ecosystem shows strength in adversity

London’s rise to become Europe’s premier start-up hub shows no signs of abating, even during the Covid-10 lockdown. Lara Williams assesses the city’s competitive advantages.

14 July 2020

Uzbekistan energy minister makes ambitious plans

Alisher Sultanov, the Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan, tells Jon Whiteaker about the country’s ambitious national energy strategy.

10 July 2020

Will institutional investment find a more favourable environment?

While FDI screening initiatives are being ramped up during the Covid-19 outbreak, there is a feeling among institutional investors that this will target state-owned Chinese companies, leaving less competition for...

8 July 2020

Is Jordan still a regional renewables leader?

Jordan has been an enthusiastic promoter of renewable energy, but Covid-19 is not the only reason why investment into projects may now slow down, writes Jon Whiteaker.


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