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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”…

In conversation with: Salmaan Jaffery, DIFC chief business development officer

In late 2022, Salmaan Jaffery, the chief business development officer at the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), sat down with…

Mile high and rising: How diversification is paying off for Denver

Denver, also known as the Mile High City, owes its existence to the gold rushes of the 1800s, given that…

Finland tops the list of countries to relocate to

One of the key drivers of foreign direct investment globally is the pool of talent available in any given location.…

How does inflation impact wage levels?

Global inflation is expected to total 8.8% in 2022 according to the International Monetary Fund. This will be the highest…

Philadelphia boosts investment in life sciences and beyond

With a population of about 1.6 million, Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the second largest…

How do rising energy prices impact FDI and site selection?

Rising energy prices have been a concern on a global level for more than a year now, for both businesses…

Deciding a business location: Investment strengths of Texas and Arkansas

Texas and Arkansas are states that continue to attract new investment across many sectors. Not everyone may know the regional…

Where should Mercedes and Rivian establish their new European EV factory?

Despite supply chain challenges, the electric vehicle (EV) revolution is accelerating worldwide. Electric car sales (including fully electric vehicles and…

FDI in renewable and alternative power in 2021: The state of play

The Covid-19 pandemic caused overall greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) project numbers to decline by 17.5% in 2020. FDI levels…