The Democratic Republic of the Congo could become the Saudi Arabia of the electric vehicle age, thanks to its vast reserves of cobalt. However, the use of child labour in its mining industry is causing consternation in the West.
Shenzhen-based INFiLED, a manufacturer of LED displays, has opened a new office and showroom in Dubai and relocated its EMEA headquarters to Rotterdam.
The emerging super cycle in commodity markets has many people excited, but those tempted to full-on embrace this boom would be well advised to look more closely at the circumstances surrounding it.
Reports of forced labour in China's solar industry and DRC's cobalt mining sector have dogged the world of renewables. What work is being done to clean up the supply chain's act?
Investment Monitor’s Mining Vulnerability Index shows that Mongolia is the country most at risk in a mining downturn, followed by Zambia and Australia.
Chinese investments are inflaming a health and environmental emergency in the western Balkans. Why are politicians turning a blind eye?
When it comes to determining how well war-torn places recover economically and find their FDI footing, peacekeeping missions are the secret weapon, writes Lars Jensen of the UN Development Programme.