The Middle East Association (MEA)
) is the UK’s leading business forum for promoting trade and investment with the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 1961 and based in London, the MEA is an independent, not-for-profit membership association, representing organisationThe Middle East Association (MEAs from all business and industry sectors.
With our unrivalled network of government and private sector contacts, longstanding experience and in-depth market knowledge, we are uniquely placed to provide British companies with the intelligence, access and guidance they need to develop their business successfully in the region. Our activities and services include trade & investment conferences, seminars and briefings; VIP lunches, roundtables and receptions; trade missions; advisory services; business training; publications and business intelligence.
Membership of the Association offers a range of benefits and incentives including special rates for participating in our events and trade missions; invitations to member only events; business introductions and networking opportunities; exclusive offers and business intelligence through our website; representation of our members’ interests; opportunities to promote your organisation; and access to our online Membership Directory.
The MEA is Middle East Partner for the International Festival for Business 2014 to take place in Liverpool in June and July. Backed by the UK government and given the personal endorsement of PM David Cameron, IFB 2014 is set to be the largest international business event to take place in the UK for over half a century, with over 250,000 business visitors expected to attend. The MEA will run a programme of events focusing on Middle East opportunities from 16th-20th June, as well as hosting exhibition space.
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.