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Aug 14, 2014

Bulgaria’s June C/A surplus grows

Bulgaria’s current and capital account showed a surplus of EUR 582.4 M in June, compared with a surplus of EUR 244.8 M in June 2013, the Bulgarian National Bank said on Thursday. The current and capital account for the first half of this year showed ...

Aug 11, 2014

PHL registers $473-M net FDI inflow of in May

The Philippines continued to register foreign direct investments inflows in May, albeit slower from a month earlier, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported Monday...

Aug 12, 2014

UAE overtakes Saudi as top FDI recipient in GCC

The UAE continued to attract foreign direct investments (FDIs) in 2013, rising nine per cent to $10.5 billion last year More.....

Aug 09, 2014

Ukraine conflict is major threat to Irish energy, says Rabbitte

Former Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Pat Rabbitte says Ireland's energy supply is at risk, because of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Mr Rabbitte said the Irish people "would be foolish" to think that if Russia turned off the t... #Middle East #Pat Rabbitte

Aug 06, 2014

Subtract tax and our jobs policy doesn't really add up

Ireland has a mountain to climb when it comes to retaining and winning large levels of foreign direct investment (FDI). The extent of the challenge is hidden between the lines of the Government's recently-published policy statement on the issue. Some... #European Union #Europe #Paris #Barack Obama #OECD

Jul 24, 2014

Skill shortages and high costs could hurt Ireland's FDI

SKILLS shortages, business costs and poor infrastructure in certain areas pose a threat to Ireland's attractiveness to foreign direct investment (FDI), a report has said. The study by accountants Grant Thornton concluded Ireland continues to outperfo... #Grant Thornton International #Richard Bruton (politician)

Jul 30, 2014

Could India Be Japan Inc.’s Next Big Investment Target?

Japanese companies appear to be expanding their focus to India this year, lured by the country’s giant market of young consumers, tensions with China and slow growth at home. Japan ’s FDI into India in the first four months of 2014 was 69 billion rup... #China #India #Asia #Japan

Jul 30, 2014

Govt hopeful of 7,000 jobs annually from FDI

The Government has said it plans to create 7,000 jobs annually from foreign direct investment... #China #India #Asia #Japan

Jul 24, 2014

Cabinet okays 49 percent FDI in insurance

New Delhi, July 24: The union cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector to 49 percent from the current 26 percent.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prim... #China #India #Asia #Japan