All articles by Elizabeth Cooke

Elizabeth Cooke

Elizabeth Cooke is a trainee reporter, specialising in thematic intelligence. She graduated with a degree in French and Philosophy from Oxford University in 2022.

UK falling behind other countries in attracting FDI

Tory peer Lord Harrington has called for an overhaul of UK’s investment strategy to close the annual £50bn foreign direct investment (FDI) gap.

Nvidia CEO tells EU Commissioner that chipmaker plans to invest in Europe

Nvidia is “extremely likely” to invest in Europe, says Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang, amid an increasing European appetite for microchip FDI.

What are the global trends for FDI in AI?

These has been a massive surge in AI-related FDI, from 369 projects in 2021 to 660 projects in 2022, but what (and where) is driving this rise?

How is climate change risk affecting FDI inflows?

New research is examining multinationals’ investment decisions amid increasing climate risk and the vulnerability of FDI in a changing world.

Macron announces €13bn in new investment following Choose France summit

President Emmanuel Macron has secured record investments for France from multinationals such as ProLogium, Ikea and Pfizer.

The FDI landscape in Kenya in 2023

Following recent political unrest and dwindling FDI levels, Kenya has made some promising moves to reduce barriers to trade and investment.