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Entries in Foreign Direct Investment (8)

Tuesday
Mar172015

How much FDI can Belarus expect?

Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus since 1994. (Image courtesy of the Belarus Digest)In a previous post, I shared some personal experiences that cause me to believe Belarus has lower-than-advertised levels of corruption, offering a solid foundation for investment. I should also acknowledge that there's plenty of room for improvement.

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Wednesday
Mar042015

I confess. Colombia isn't perfect

Yes it's true. Latin America is perceived as a high-risk destination, with too much corruption and government oversight that falls short when measured against the United States, Europe, and other more developed economies.

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Thursday
Oct242013

BHP Billiton quits India oil and gas sector 

BHP Billiton said it will pull out of nearly all of its India oil and gas projects. The world's biggest mining company didn’t give a reason but local reports cited delays in getting exploration permits.

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Monday
Aug192013

Corruption concerns cloud Pemex reform plan

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto wants to open the state oil company to private and foreign investment.

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Tuesday
Jun182013

U.K. opposition takes fresh look at enforcement policy

Last week, the British Labour Party, the main opposition party, published a policy review called 'Tackling Serious Fraud and White Collar Crime.'

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Thursday
Jan172013

China risk factor report: Foreign direct investment (FDI)

In the first half of 2012, China overtook the United States for the first time since 2003 to become the world’s leader in inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI).

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Thursday
Dec062012

Mexico's new president begins anti-corruption fight

Last week, Enrique Peña Nieto (left) took power as the new president of Mexico.

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Friday
Oct122012

Mini survey: Does the FCPA deter foreign investment? (Closed)