Greenfield investment

Britishvolt collapse shows structural weakness of UK automotive industry

In July 2022, then UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the planned gigafactory at Blyth in Northumberland would be “transformational”…

Top five FDI projects in 2022 for job creation

Some foreign direct investment (FDI) projects were announced in 2022 that will create tens of thousands of jobs. Unsurprisingly, these…

The top five FDI deals in 2022

Four of the five largest foreign direct investment (FDI) projects recorded in 2022 were in the semiconductor subsector. The global…

FDI forecasts and trends to watch in 2023

Amid the global economic problems encountered in 2022, greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) project numbers are expected to be higher…

Abu Dhabi backs tech in aim to become global business hub

“Welcome to the financial powerhouse of the region. Welcome to the capital of capital.” This is how Ahmed Jasim Al…

Are FDI partners also trade partners?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade play key roles in driving globalisation. Both are often thought to have a complementary…

Will China’s decline boost FDI in other Asian countries?

Contagion from China’s property market crash to the country’s wider economy could have profound effects on the global economy and…

The US edges out Singapore as top country for overseas business expansions

The US, Singapore, Ireland, Denmark, Hungary, Luxembourg, Romania, Switzerland, Sweden and Hong Kong rank as the top ten countries in…

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

Malaysia has traditionally struggled to compete with its Asian counterparts when it comes to attracting foreign investment. More established foreign…

Why does Italy struggle to attract FDI?

In 2021, Italy attracted 301 greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, nearly double the number it attracted in 2020. In…