All articles by Jon Whiteaker

Jon Whiteaker

Jon Whiteaker is a senior editor at Investment Monitor focusing on FDI in the energy sector. He is also Middle East and Africa editor. He joined from Euromoney Institutional Investor. He has been a business and finance journalist for more than a decade, five of which he spent as the editor of IJGlobal – a leading news and data title covering energy and infrastructure finance. Jon has reported on transactions and investment trends across all continents and is an experienced leader and participant in industry events.

X-Fab to expand Texas semiconductor plant

Semiconductor manufacturer X-Fab is investing $200m to expand its factory in Lubbock in the US state of Texas.

Construction nears for Aeon Mall in Vietnam

Japan-based retail real estate company Aeon is expecting to start construction on a new mall in Vietnam before the end of 2023.

ESR invests in Sydney distribution centre

Real estate investment company ESR Group and logistics provider Toll Group are investing A$420m in a Sydney distribution centre.

Huge green hydrogen plant planned for Detroit

Nel Hydrogen has announced that it will build a green hydrogen production facility in the US city of Detroit.

Chinese companies invest in Uzbekistan solar farms

The Government of Uzbekistan has awarded contracts to three Chinese companies to invest $4bn in developing solar farms in the country.

Indian state of Tamil Nadu attracts $4bn in new investment

Petronas, XyloNetics and Caterpillar are among the companies to confirm new investments in Tamil Nadu, which total more than $4bn.

Construction starts on Laos onshore wind farm

A joint venture between Thai and Japanese companies has started construction on a new onshore wind farm in Laos.

US LNG firm MPL to invest $14bn in Mexico

US-based company Mexico Pacific Limited is to invest $14bn in developing a LNG facility and pipeline in Mexico.

Solitek to build solar module factory in Italy

Lithuanian solar module manufacturer Solitek has announced it will build a factory in southern Italy, its first overseas facility.

Tarana Wireless opens new office in Pune, India

US-based fixed wireless access company Tarana Wireless has opened a new office in Pune, India, and plans to invest $40m in the country.