All articles by Cara Lyttle

Cara Lyttle is a senior investment consultant at Investment Monitor with experience tracking and analysing cross-border investment. She joined from the Financial Times where she was production manager of fDi Markets for the fDi Intelligence division. During her seven years at the Financial Times she also worked as a senior investment analyst and researcher focusing on western Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Cara Lyttle

Hyundai invests nearly $1bn to build EV plant in Georgia

South Korea-based Hyundai to invest $1bn in an electric vehicle plant in Bryan County, Georgia, with plans to create 1,500 jobs.

Malaysia and Vietnam set for record-breaking years for FDI in 2022

Malaysia and Vietnam have witnessed exponential FDI growth in 2022. Has their success come at China’s expense?

Porsche Engineering opens technology centre in Romania

Porsche Engineering has opened a new technology centre in Timisoara as part of a wider plan to consolidate its Romanian operations.

Global law firm Squire Patton Boggs to open office in Dublin

Squire Patton Boggs has announced plans to open a new Irish office in Dublin to support growing demand in Europe.

How does Morocco punch above its weight when it comes to attracting FDI?

Morocco ranks first for FDI in Africa, according to Investment Monitor’s 2022 Inward FDI Performance Index, but what is behind this success?

Has China finally lost its appeal to investors?

As far as investors are concerned, China has been the undisputed king of Asia-Pacific for decades. However, some signs point towards the country losing its appeal.

US cloud software company Pax8 opens office in Bristol, UK

Pax8, a Colorado-based software company, has opened a new office in Bristol in the UK as part of a wider expansion strategy.

Cambodia punches above its weight in attracting FDI

Cambodia, a lesser known FDI location in South East Asia, must compete against the likes of Singapore and Vietnam to attract inward investment. Despite stiff competition it has managed to win more than its fair share of greenfield projects.

German shipping firm Harren Group opens first office in Africa

Harren Group, an international shipping and logistics company, has opened a new office Nigeria to strengthen activities in west Africa.

UNCTAD figures show a 31% drop in FDI flows in Q2 2022

UNCTAD report shows a decline in FDI flows as investors remain impacted by a series of global crisis.