FDI Center participates in panel discussion on global value chains

FDI Center’s managing director Andreas Dressler participated in a panel discussion entitled “Disruptions to Global Value Chains, Trade and Investment in a Changing World”. Held on October 20, 2020, the discussion was part of the Annual Investment Meeting: Digital Edition (AIM). The discussion focused on changes to global supply chains as a result of COVID-19 […]

FDI Center moderates panel discussion on special economic zones in Africa

FDI Center’s Paola Suarez Buhrmann was invited by the African Economic Zone Organization (AEZO) to moderate the online panel discussion “Improving investment conditions to accelerate Economic Zones’ development”. The event was organized by the AEZO in partnership with the Luanda-Bengo SEZ. Participants included the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Economic Commission for […]

FDI Center participates in the Barcelona New Economy Week

FDI Center contributed to several sessions at the Barcelona New Economy Week, a physical and digital B2B event that was attended by over 10,000 participants. FDI Center’s managing director, Andreas Dressler, provided a practical perspective on new economic and policy measures affecting FDI worldwide, participating in a panel with the heads of the investment promotion […]

FDI Center presents at the Investment Management Exhibition 2020 in Frankfurt

FDI Center’s Paola Suarez Buhrmann participated in a panel discussion on “The latest trends in foreign investment” at the Investment Management Exhibition (IME) 2020. The panel provided an overview of the most important current global FDI trends and drivers. The event took place on September 8 and 9 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and was […]

FDI Center to host online panel discussion on the role of industrial and special zones in the economic recovery

The world is facing an unprecedented economic challenge. Companies have announced massive lay-offs, closure of several operations, and plans to relocate facilities. Industrial and special zones are an important destination for FDI in many countries worldwide, especially in developing countries. These zones play an essential role in supporting companies and regions to create sustainable economic […]

FDI Center organizes online panel discussion on digital transformation in investment promotion

Digital technology is becoming increasingly important for investment promotion agencies (IPAs) and other organizations responsible for attracting investment to their locations, who are looking for new ways to operate in a challenging environment. Digital approaches have the potential to increase the effectiveness of all of an IPA’s activities, from promoting the location, identifying potential investors, […]

FDI Center hosts online panel discussion on the future of investment promotion

FDI Center, in collaboration with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), hosted a panel discussion on “The future of investment promotion: the road ahead for investment promotion agencies”. The panelists were Pilar Madrigal, Director Investment Advisory, Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Nicola Watkinson, General Manager, The Americas, Australian Trade and Investment Commission […]