PopMuse: Foreign Direct Investment http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Phantom investment meets the ghostbusters http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Phantom-investment-meets-the-ghostbusters http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Phantom-investment-meets-the-ghostbusters Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:38:32 UTC James Zhan at Locations Worries about 'phantom investment' have called into question the reliability of FDI data as an indicator of real international production. Unctad's James Zhan argues that better understanding of the limitations of FDI statistics, together with improvements in the quality of the data and advancements in the available analytical toolkit, should ease fears.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Opportunities abound in Brazil’s untapped tourist industry http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Americas/Brazil/Opportunities-abound-in-Brazil-s-untapped-tourist-industry http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Americas/Brazil/Opportunities-abound-in-Brazil-s-untapped-tourist-industry Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:06:31 UTC Sebastian Shehadi at Locations Marcelo Henrique Teixeira Dias, Brazil’s minister of tourism, explains why the country’s lagging tourism sector is beginning to achieve its potential.�� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Reforms could unlock African development, reports McKinsey http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Middle-East-Africa/Reforms-could-unlock-African-development-reports-McKinsey http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Middle-East-Africa/Reforms-could-unlock-African-development-reports-McKinsey Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:34:15 UTC Ronan Barnard at Locations Continued African development could hinge on public finance reforms� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Malaysia’s greenfield FDI down by 20% in first nine months of 2019 http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Malaysia-s-greenfield-FDI-down-by-20-in-first-nine-months-of-2019 http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Malaysia-s-greenfield-FDI-down-by-20-in-first-nine-months-of-2019 Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:35:19 UTC Jingying Zhu at Locations The number of Malaysia's greenfield FDI projects is at its lowest level since 2005, according to fDi Markets.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Auckland’s tourism draws major investment opportunities http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Auckland-s-tourism-draws-major-investment-opportunities http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Auckland-s-tourism-draws-major-investment-opportunities Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:31:23 UTC Sebastian Shehadi at Locations Steve Armitage, general manager of destination at Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development explains why the New Zealand city’s international profile is growing so fast. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ West London looks to life after Brexit http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/West-London-looks-to-life-after-Brexit http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/West-London-looks-to-life-after-Brexit Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:30:26 UTC Yasmin Jones-Henry at Locations A partnership between West London's local authorities aims to�boost economic prosperity and business growth� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ West Midlands launches £1bn tourism strategy http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/West-Midlands-launches-1bn-tourism-strategy http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/West-Midlands-launches-1bn-tourism-strategy Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:52:30 UTC Jingying Zhu at Locations Ambitious targets have been set for the West Midlands’ tourism sector. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Brexit uncertainty sees decreased FDI to Northern Ireland http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/Brexit-uncertainty-sees-decreased-FDI-to-Northern-Ireland http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/United-Kingdom/Brexit-uncertainty-sees-decreased-FDI-to-Northern-Ireland Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:32:57 UTC Nadja Wipp & Sebastian Shehadi at Locations Brexit-related uncertainty has had a negative impact on inward foreign direct investment to Northern Ireland, especially in terms of job creation.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Bulgarian tech sees rising foreign investment http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/Bulgaria/Bulgarian-tech-sees-rising-foreign-investment http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/Bulgaria/Bulgarian-tech-sees-rising-foreign-investment Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:10:42 UTC Jingying Zhu & Sebastian Shehadi at Locations The number of job-creating foreign investment projects into Bulgaria’s tech industry rose by 300% between 2015 and 2018, according to fDi Markets.� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Denmark green-lights Nord Stream 2 as US mulls sanctions http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/Denmark/Denmark-green-lights-Nord-Stream-2-as-US-mulls-sanctions http://www.fdiintelligence.com/Locations/Europe/Denmark/Denmark-green-lights-Nord-Stream-2-as-US-mulls-sanctions Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:34:19 UTC Jacopo Dettoni at Locations The Moscow-backed �9.5bn gas pipeline�is nearing completion, despite US opposition http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/