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Filling the information gap
The Arab business world is still an enigma to many investors worldwide, long noted for its lack of transparency, limited access to information, and insufficient awareness on policy and regulatory regimes. Arab Investor is intended to become the primary, comprehensive source of information on business opportunities in frontier and emerging markets, as well as current and future political and investment risks in MENA, making information more attainable for investors.
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Building stronger liaisons between the Western and the Arab Business World
While MENA offers significant growth prospects across various industries, information scarcity is considered one of the most significant barriers to FDI. Arab Investor, particularly through its bilingual (Arab and English) online platform (www.arabinvestor.ae) monitor MENA market and economic developments key to informing Western investors entrance into the potent emerging and frontier markets of the region.
Cultivating & promoting investment in the Arab World
While a vibrant political environment may have elevated the risk perception on foreign investments, MENA has now reached new heights of attractiveness as an FDI destination. The Arab world has demonstrated a remarkable potential for growth, including a significant, untapped resource base. Arab Investor champions the tremendous opportunities for investment in Middle East’s long-term viability. It cultivates and promotes investment in a region that has committed to providing sustainable business and gainful investment opportunities.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
The role of foreign direct investment into the continent remains significant: on average the government budgets of African countries currently depend on corporates domiciled in other countries for 14% of their funding.
Africa is now positioning itself as a major business opportunity for investors, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report.
China’s outbound direct investment (ODI )is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time in 2015, as slowing economic growth and rising internationalisation of Chinese business see more local companies investing overseas.
When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey reached $3.39 billion in July, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy on Sept. 30.
The total volume of foreign investments in the UAE, at present a regional base for over 500 international companies, exceeded $100 billion in the past 10 years, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: India has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States, according to the FT data service.