FDI Center presents at AZFA’s annual meeting in Barcelona

On June 25th, FDI Center’s Paola Suarez Buhrmann presented the current FDI trends and highlighted a selection of key aspects and best practices to take into consideration for successfully attracting investments. The presentation was held during the AZFA’s annual event in Barcelona, where circa 150 members attended. AZFA is the Free Trade Zones Association of the Americas, […]

FDI Center speaks at Invest in Tuscany’s Annual Meeting

FDI Center’s Luigi Mercuri presented the global foreign direct investment outlook at Invest in Tuscany’s Annual Meeting in Florence last week. The event highlighted the “investment attraction Renaissance” of Tuscany and served as a platform to present Tuscany’s strategic network of FDI attraction multipliers, belonging to the academia, public and private sector. A TV reportage of […]

FDI Center leads a training seminar for Special Economic Zones in London

FDI Center’s Luigi Mercuri and Paola Suarez Buhrmann conducted a two-day seminar with the World Free Zone Convention in London on April 15 and 16, 2019. The seminar focused on the major issues currently impacting the conception, design, implementation, operations and marketing of special economic zones throughout the world. The seminar provided participants with practical […]

FDI Center runs training course on investment attraction and facilitation in Dubai

FDI Center’s managing director Andreas Dressler ran a 2-day training program on FDI attraction and facilitation. Held in Dubai on April 5 and 6, 2019, the course was part of the FDI Excellence Series that FDI Center is delivering in cooperation with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies. The course was attended by representatives […]

FDI Center releases study on foreign direct investment to China

German investment to China grew by 139 percent in 2018 and Germany is the largest source of investment from Europe to China. In addition to manufacturing plants, German companies are increasingly setting up new research and development centers in China to develop products for the Chinese market. These are just some of the findings contained […]

FDI Center evaluates Business Finland’s role in attracting high-value investment to the country

FDI Center participated in the study “World-class Ecosystems and Competitive Business Environment” carried out by Copenhagen Economics. The study aimed to understand how Business Finland can continue developing synergies between investment promotion and ecosystem development activities. FDI Center’s role was focused on evaluating the additionality of Business Finland’s support in the investment decisions process of […]

FDI Center holds webinar with the Free Trade Zones Association of the Americas

On March 7th, FDI Center together with AZFA (Free Trade Zones Association of the Americas) hosted a webinar on global foreign direct investment trends and the implications for attracting investment to Latin America. The webinar covered global FDI trends including changes in geographical investment flows, the types of projects locating in different areas of the […]

FDI Center to participate in AIM Conference in Dubai

Several members of the FDI Center team will participate in the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), a leading FDI event held annually in Dubai from April 7 to 10, 2019. FDI Center’s managing director Andreas Dressler will moderate a panel discussion with senior representatives of Intel, IBM, Huawei and UNCTAD on “Foreseeing the Impact of Digital […]