Global inequalities are on full display in Investment Monitor’s map of where Covid-19 vaccines are made, but why is production so non-existent in Africa and other developing regions?
It has been one year since the UK went into lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Investment Monitor rounds up its coverage of how the worlds of business and FDI have changed over the past 12 months.
The lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic brought chaos to global supply chains. Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng says that technology can make them more resilient to future shocks.
If the government wants to realise even part of its Green Industrial Revolution it will need to attract significant FDI and support the creation of a local supply chain for emerging technologies.
The task of vaccinating the world against Covid-19 has put unprecedented pressure on supply chains. Will they be able to rise to the challenge?
In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa's start-up agritech community enjoyed a stellar 2020, with project numbers and capital inflows on the rise.
A company with wide geographical diversification will tend to be more resilient to major events, so temptations to retrench in the current environment should be resisted, writes Investment Monitor's Sofia Karadima.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into focus the need for more regionalised manufacturing that is closer to consumers. Will this bring factory jobs back to the US?
Hugh Welsh, board member of the Global Business Alliance and president of DSM North America, discusses how Trump, Covid-19 and shareholder capitalism have impacted FDI.
Southampton's cruise terminals and docks give the city a logistical advantage in a post-Brexit and Covid environment, but will this translate into attracting much-needed investment?