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Exclusive analysis from fDi Magazine on the latest trends and developments in the foreign investment world. Every month, fDi hosts and guests delve into a new theme, with interviews and insights from policymakers and investors from all around the globe.
||CleanTrump’s trade war shaping new investment promotion strategies||Dozens of investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from all over the globe gathered at the Waipa investment conference in Xiamen, on the Chinese eastern coast, at the beginning of September. Adrienne Klasa, fDi Magazine’s and the Banker's development ...||23 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEU-Japan trade deal to create world's largest open economic area||The treaty, signed on July 6, drops tariffs and soft barriers across an area of 600mn people worth a third of the global economy. It also reiterates the role of both parties as champions of global trade right at a time when protectionism is mounting ar.||26 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWill democracy be part of Thailand 4.0?||The prime minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-ocha, has just wrapped up his first official visits to the UK and France since seizing power in a 2014 coup. He met with prime minister Theresa May in London and president Emmanuel Macron in Paris to .||2 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe spring of development finance||The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held their annual meeting in May. Adrienne Klasa, fDi Magazine’s development finance editor, and Jacopo Dettoni, fDi Magazine’s deputy editor, share the||22 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChronicles from MIPIM 2018||Chronicles from MIPIM 2018 Podcast host Jacopo Dettoni discusses with editor-in-chief Courtney Fingar and global markets editor Sebastian Shehadi about this year's edition of the annual real estate event held in France in March, where ...||10 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUS tax reform to unleash butterfly effect on global FDI||Hailed by Republicans as one of the most important pieces of legislation in recent history, the tax reform approved by the Congress of the United States in December is now expected to have a deep impact on global...||22 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrypto FDI: The blockchain and foreign investment||Cryptocurrencies have captivated public attention in the past months, shrugging off a reputation for being just a way to carry out illegal activities in the dark web. But it’s now the technology that powers cryptocurrencies, the blockchain, th...||30 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOdebrecht scandal – Is it only the tip of the iceberg for Latin America?||The Odebrecht corruption scandal is not abating. In fact, it is growing day by the day throughout Latin America. Brazilian construction company Odebrecht has emerged as the ringmaster of a sophisticated corruption network spanning Brazil and another .||18 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy investment promotion matters||Investment promotion agencies, also known as IPAs, still have relatively little influence in the decision making of foreign investors. The World Bank recently surveyed 754 executives of multinational corporations investing in developing countries, and .||21 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBITs, the (obscure) force at the heart of the global investment regime||Foreign investors have sought compensation for billions of dollars under the protection provisions granted by bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in recent years. If developing countries used to be the almost exclusive target of these investor-state...||28 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Brexit toll on FDI: The evidence so far||The Brexit toll on FDI: The evidence so far||20 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs corporate America sold on Trump's economics?||How US firms are reacting to the Trump business agenda||24 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great analysis from a well read team.