While accelerating their digital transformation, IPAs shouldn’t let go of more traditional methods when it comes to engaging investors in a post-Covid world, argues investment promotion specialist David Parker.
Carolina Arriagada Peters, managing director of consultancy Cities & Collaboration, discusses FDI aftercare, gender equality, sustainability and the UK's post-Brexit future.
Newcastle and the North East are famed for their warm welcome, which has helped them to attract major investments from the likes of Nissan and Britishvolt, as well as many major business services providers.
The top financial services multinationals have a 50-50 split for domestic and overseas subsidiaries, though the big US players buck this trend with a strong domestic concentration.
Amid a dramatic drop in FDI, how will Florida ensure it remains a prime destination for international investment going forward, and what sectors stand to make the greatest gains?
When it comes to FDI attraction, France and Germany have differing leading sectors. However, innovation and sustainability are likely to drive both countries’ future inflows.
Digital, software and technology has emerged as the top sector for FDI attraction in Spain and, due to Covid-19, is set to play a key role across the Iberian peninsula.
From inclusive business models to large-scale land acquisitions, the way in which agribusiness FDI is done can be the difference between prosperity or pain for the local economy.