News and Articles


Ireland named best country for high-value FDI for sixth year in a row

31 AUGUST 2017

IBM’s 2017 Global Locations Trends report says Ireland continues to lead on value coming top of a list that also includes Denmark, Singapore, the Netherlands, Hungary, Sweden, Japan, Costa Rica, Switzerland and Hong Kong.

The 10 Largest Emerging Market Stocks Listed on the London Stock Exchange

31 AUGUST 2017

The London Stock Exchange is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges with a history of over 300 years. Its importance is reflected in the fact that it serves as the primary or secondary trading exchange to some of the largest companies globally.

GCC States Top Arab Countries in 2016 FDI Inflows

12 JULY 2017

UAE topped the list with around $9 billion, followed by Egypt and Saudi Arabia in second and third places respectively.

Foreign direct investment in Turkey soars 50.1 pct in first half of year

11 AUGUST 2017

FDI in Turkey has remained unaffected by geopolitical risks and recent political tensions, soaring more than 50 percent in the first six months of 2017 to reach $4.1 billion

Kazakhstan Leads The Five Central Asian Nations With FDI Topping $20 Billion In 2016

10 AUGUST 2017

The economy of Kazakhstan has outperformed in the first half of 2017 in the lead up to EXPO 2017 in Astana. GDP growth was recorded at 4.2% in June. The main drivers of expansion included the manufacturing industry, construction, agriculture, transport, warehousing, and trade.

FDI Jumps 37% To $10.4 Billion During April-June 2017

22 AUGUST 2017

According to the figures of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), India had received $7.59 billion FDI during April-June 2016-17

AIM Connects with Latin America for 2018 Partnerships

In a recently held roadshow to strengthen the cooperation between Latin America countries and the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Director General Walid Farghal met with leaders and officials of different government and private organizations from Brazil, Argentina, and Costa Rica.

AIM Takes Part in the Belt and Road Summit

CEO of AIM Organizing Committee Dawood Al Shezawi joined the recently concluded Belt and Road Summit Expo held in Hong Kong. On its second edition, the event brought together more than 3,000 government officials and international industry leaders from various countries.

UAE Ministry of Economy and AIM Participate in the China-Arab States Expo

CEO of AIM Organizing Committee Dawood Al Shezawi, together with the UAE Ministry of Economy participated in the China-Arab States Expo. A delegation of senior officials and businessmen were also present in the event to discuss trade and economic cooperation between China and Arab Countries.

AIM Connects Ukraine Business Association to Oman Investment Companies

Ukraine Business Association (UBA), one of AIM’s partners, has recently met with various government and private organizations in Oman, through the assistance of the AIM Team. As a part of AIM’s ongoing efforts to connect its partners to a wide array of business leaders from the international community, AIM is proud to have been a part of a series of productive meeting between UBA and various Oman stakeholders.

AIM Conducts Roadshow to Asia

In a roadshow to strengthen the cooperation between Asian Countries and the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Director General Walid Farghal met with leaders and officials of different government and private organizations from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Philippines.

AIM Holds Introduction Seminar for CCPIT Guangzhou

CCPIT Guangzhou, supported by AIM Connect, held an introduction seminar and networking forum for the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo. Attended by delegates from both financial and private institutions, the gathering was a success as it discussed about investing opportunities in China, particularly in Guangdong.