Food ingredient firm Corbion to expand lactic acid production capacity

7 August 2020

The state of play: FDI in the UAE

Foreign direct investment into the UAE has been growing in recent years and 2020 has seen positive developments despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Jon Whiteaker reports.

6 August 2020

The state of play: FDI in Ireland

Ireland’s FDI record has been impressive in recent years, and while its first-quarter figures for 2020 only show a slight dip, the country is braced for challenging times due to...

5 August 2020

Tech, media and telecoms FDI slumps as Covid effect takes hold

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all areas of FDI, with the technology, media and telecoms sector seeing M&A activity drop sharply in the first half of 2020, writes Lara Williams.

4 August 2020

Offshore wind projects bring hope to Japan on FDI attraction

Japan has historically attracted modest volumes of inward foreign direct investment but its nascent offshore wind market has attracted interest, writes Jon Whiteaker.

3 August 2020

Unctad report shows slow and uneven progress on gender equality in MNEs

The world’s leading multinational enterprises are improving their gender equality reporting and policies. However, large gaps remain, especially in parts of the developing world and transition economies, according to Unctad’s...

31 July 2020

Egypt’s international cooperation minister looks to make an opportunity out of a crisis

Dr Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, tells Sebastian Shehadi how the pandemic has accelerated change in the country, especially in terms of gender policy. Sebastian Shehadi: What positive...