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fDiIntelligence: Europe

  • Investor confidence in Greece growing: Metron Analysis survey
    Some 60% of CEOs from 35 multinationals in Greece find it likely that their corporation will implement further investments in the country, according to a recent report from Metron Analysis.
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 11:35am -
  • Development minister highlights Slovenia's tourism offering
    Eva Stravs Podlogar, state secretary of Slovenia’s ministry of economic development and technology, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the country’s fast-growing tourism industry, world-leading AI research and hi-tech manufacturing. 
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 10:58am -
  • Jaguar Land Rover strengthens commitment to UK
    JLR has bucked the Brexit trend by doubling down on its West Midlands plant to produce electric cars, despite many automakers looking beyond the UK. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 12:16pm -
  • Western Balkans register record greenfield FDI
    The Western Balkans region recorded its highest greenfield FDI inflows in a decade in 2018, as the six countries band together to lure in foreign investors.
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 6:55am -
  • UK regional economies: statistics and political expediency
    Rebecca Jones and Paul Forrest of the West Midlands Economic Forum discuss the difficulty in assessing subnational economic trends and addressing productivity imbalances.
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 12:02pm -
  • Gorzów mayor hails investment boom
    Jacek Wójcicki, mayor of Gorzów, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the Polish city’s industrial and logistics prowess, and growing number of foreign investors. 
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 8:07am -
  • Lithuania finance minister hopeful on FDI
    Minister of finance Vilius Sapoka believes recent reforms will position Lithuania as a Baltic tech hub. Cécile Sourbes reports.
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 7:31am -
  • Real estate investors undeterred by Brexit
    The UK saw record high greenfield investment in real estate during 2018, as uncertainty over Brexit makes prices more affordable for foreign investors. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
    - 21 days ago, 28 Jun 19, 7:50am -
  • Braga makes the most of its tech talent advantage
    With its university, businesses and government working in close harmony, Braga has transformed itself into a tech hotbed. However, as Sebastian Shehadi finds, its ambitions now lie on an international stage.
    - 36 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 7:16am -
  • View from Europe: economics, politics and power struggles
    Public discontent with multinational corporations avoiding tax by playing off jurisdictions against each other is growing. An international solution should be found if protectionism and nationalism are to be avoided, says Martin Kaspar.
    - 36 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 7:16am -

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  • newSpain stumbles towards a government
    IT IS ALMOST three months since an election gave Pedro Sánchez, the Socialist prime minister, victory but left him well short of a majority in a fragmented parliament. Spaniards have watched Danes and Greeks swiftly form new governments after more r…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • newEurope embraces rent controls, a policy that never works
    IN 1953 WORKERS in what was then East Germany protested against their Soviet overlords on Karl-Marx-Allee, a monumental boulevard in Berlin lined with Stalinist apartment blocks. The uprising was crushed. Earlier this year residents of the Allee, now…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • newDoes Ursula von der Leyen have the right skills for the EU Commission?
    IT IS HARD to imagine a biography less suited to the mood of today’s Europe than that of Ursula von der Leyen, the German incoming president of the European Commission. Insurgent parties are sweeping the continent, cracks are forming between and wi…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • newWhy half the scientists in some eastern European countries are women
    SCIENCE IS STILL a man’s world. Since 1903, when Marie Curie first won the Nobel Prize, almost 600 blokes but only 19 women have taken home the coveted award in physics, chemistry or medicine. In the realms of more ordinary talent, just 28% of the…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • newGermany’s far right: strong in the east, weak in the west
    IT IS AN ordinary Monday evening in Dresden. Around 1,000 people have gathered, under gunmetal skies and German flags, for the fortnightly demonstration organised by Pegida (“Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident”). It is a…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • newWhy France’s forests are getting bigger
    ON THE NORTHERN edge of Provence, a mountain pass winds its way out of a valley of apricot orchards and olive groves into a startling landscape of emerald forest and limestone ridges. This is part of one of France’s newest regional natural parks, t…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:52am -
  • Wurst among equals
    ONE CAN almost hear Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” in Brussels these days. Big Mercedes cars with German plates swoosh up and down its streets. Bigwigs from Berlin bestride the bureaucracy. The full might of the German political and diplomati…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 10:51am -
  • The pitfalls of making movies in Siberia
    CINEMA CAME to Samorsun, a small village in Russia’s far-eastern republic of Sakha, by way of VHS in the late Soviet era. There, a young Stepan Burnashev devoured pirated Hollywood films. At the time, movies in the local Yakut language barely exist…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 10:51am -
  • Greece’s new prime minister promises less drama
    CENTRAL ATHENS was uncannily quiet for an election night. Where were the firecrackers and the cars filled with party workers waving Greek flags that would normally race around Syntagma Square blaring out patriotic songs? After Kyriakos Mitsotakis, le…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 10:51am -
  • Will Matteo Salvini wreck the euro?
    “HE’S ALMOST here...he’s arrived! He’s arrived!” bawls the mayoral candidate, as a sea of blue and white flags declaring Prima L’Italia, Italy First, wave in the summer evening air of the ancient Umbrian hill city of Orvieto. And as the c…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 10:51am -
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