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05 December 2018

FDI gains strengthen Lebanon's position as a regional hub

Cosmopolitan and well-located Lebanon aims to boost employment and drive development of the country's information economy through foreign investment.

Lebanon is a regional success story in the Middle East, attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) rates surpassing $2 billion every year since 2003.

 

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03 December 2018

Đồng Nai attracts nearly $1.76b in FDI in 11 months

Đồng Nai Province has 1,861 FDI projects with total registered investment of $33.63 billion.


HÀ NỘI — The southern province of Đồng Nai attracted US$1.76 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 11 months of the year, surpassing the yearly target by 76 per cent, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

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05 December 2018

Malaysia's FDI increased almost four-fold in the first nine-months of this year

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) increased to RM49 billion for the first nine months of this year due to among others renewed confidence by some of the countries towards Malaysia.

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the almost four-fold increase compared to the same period last year, at RM14 billion, was encouraging.

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17 May 2018

Annual Investment Meeting 2018 – world’s largest gathering of the investment community was attended by 20,332 participants from 143 countries

The largest gathering of global investors saw 1,852 Business-to-Business and 821 Government-to-Business meetings during the three-day summit. The ninth Annual Investment Meeting will be held from April 8-10, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

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12 April 2018

854 bilateral investment treaties to bring FDI in Africa

58 African countries are engaged in re-integration to make the region ‘One Continent; One Market’ in a bid to boost the regional economy and attract FDI.  
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09 April 2018

Annual Investment Meeting opens to boost global investment amidlooming trade war between leading economies

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launches e-platform for FDI established by the UAE Ministry of Economy, at the Middle East’s largest investment summit – Annual Investment Meeting(AIM)
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09 April 2018

India’s Uttar Pradesh seeks investment to boost renewable energy outputto 28 GW

India’s most populous state – Uttar Pradesh – also known for its surplus agricultural output, is expanding the renewable energy projects that has the potential to generate 2,800 MW (28GW) solar power, enough for speeding up industrialisation of the state’s economy.
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10 April 2018

Mali seeks greater ties with the UAE

West African state of Mali seeks greater economic ties with the UAE, according to Baber Gano, Minister of Investment Promotion and Private Sector of the Republic of Mali.

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11 April 2018

Developing World is now a bigger source of global FDI flow as South-South investment picks up,World Bank says

Foreign direct investment from developing countries has increased 20-fold in the last 20 years, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the global FDI flows by 2015, according to the Global Investment Competitive Report published by World Bank.
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09 April 2018

Trade war and increased tariff could hurt the growth of US$15.46trillion annual global trade: WTO

World merchandise exports, valued at US$15.46 trillion in 2016, is expected to grow this year as the global economy likely to record 3.9 percent growth in 2018, a senior officials of the World Trade Organisation, said.
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09 April 2018

UAE FDI flow increases while global FDI flow decreases: Al Mansoori

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in to the UAE recorded 7.29 percent growth to US$10.3 billion in 2017, up from $9.6 billion in 2016 and 21.17 percent up from US$8.5 billion FDI flow to UAE recorded in 2015, according to UAE Central Bank and the UAE Federal Competitiveness Council.
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10 April 2018

Dubai FDI unveiled Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investment (HCFI) to boost Sustainable Development

Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) has announced the launch of Hamdan Centre for the Future of Investment (HCFI) – a global initiative by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai that aims to channel foreign direct investment (FDI) to sustainable development activities to help economies to benefit from.

 

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10 April 2018

WTO calls for greater liberalization, cross-border cooperation to beat protectionism in global trade

The world needs to unite and revive global economic cooperation, liberalisation and growth, to defeat trade protectionism and rising threat of a trade war, officials at the Annual Investment Meeting said.
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11 April 2018

Egypt, India, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Serbia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Swaziland and St Lucia shines at AIM Awards 2018

Egypt’s General Authority for Investment received the award for being the best Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) in the Middle East and North Africa region at the Annual Investment Meeting Awards held at a gala ceremony at the Armani Hotel on April 9, 2018, while Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency became runner-up.
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11 April 2018

Latin America ripe for investment in new technology, officials say at the Annual Investment Meeting

Latin American countries are transforming from agrarian economy to industrial ones and their potential lies in the digital transformation, officials told delegates at the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) concluded on Wednesday.
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