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.... As mayor of London, he first opened the doors of the capital to investors as a place to park their cash. “I was very keen to get foreign investment into London,” Livingstone said in an interview last year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . Probably most important for the US is that modern service sectors like finance, social media, telecommunications, health care and transportation are largely closed to imports and foreign investment. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. The situation is preventing Iran from benefiting from the nuclear agreement or capitalising on huge interest in foreign investment interest under President Hassan Rouhani. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK bank accounts of Iranian customers still being closed, says law firm image
....”. The situation is preventing Iran from benefiting from the nuclear agreement or capitalising on huge interest in foreign investment interest under President Hassan Rouhani. ...
Trump's trade tactics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:33:23 PM
.... . Probably most important for the US is that modern service sectors like finance, social media, telecommunications, health care and transportation are largely closed to imports and foreign investment. ...
The property billboards that reveal the truth about Britain’s luxury housing market image
.... As mayor of London, he first opened the doors of the capital to investors as a place to park their cash. “I was very keen to get foreign investment into London,” Livingstone said in an interview last year. ...
Wanda's deal for Golden Globe firm collapses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 02:28:41 PM
....But the slowdown in China's economic fortunes has made the government more cautious. Last week, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan blamed the foreign investment wave on "overheated emotions". ...
Australian housing market crash could lead to broader downturn, OECD warns image
....Australia’s house prices have increased by 250% in real terms since the mid 1990s, with the median house price in Sydney hitting almost $1m at the end of January. The OECD attributed this boom to domestic buyers rather than foreign investment, and recommended government policy should pressure banks to limit mortgage lending for investment properties, and avoid risky loans – echoing 2014 measures already put in place by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. ...
The remittances propping up Lesotho's economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:24:35 AM
.... . These remittances now account for 30% of the local economy and often do much more for Lesotho than foreign investments or aid. ...
Star Wars and Trainspotting sequels help UK film production break records image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 04:43:34 PM
....The BFI reports a different story with television production: 84 high-end programmes (classed as those whose budgets exceed £1m an hour) began shooting in Britain last year, but their total spend was just £726m, which represents an 18% year-on-year decline. However the proportionate level of foreign investment mirrored that for film, with non-UK-funded productions contributing £478m, 11% up from 2016 and the highest sum since analysis began. ...
Water, water everywhere: utility firms get green light to sell beyond local regions image
.... Customers in the south-west pay more than £540 a year, while those in the Severn Trent area pay £333. Many of the UK’s water companies are now owned by private equity or foreign investment funds, which bought the businesses because they provide steady profits. ...
Snow cabins and jungle showers: the latest perks of a luxury London flat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 01:59:49 PM
.... It came amid growing concern that London’s housing market is being distorted by an increasing number of foreign investors, some of whom rarely occupy their homes. Earlier this month, the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, appointed the London School of Economics to carry out an inquiry into the impact of foreign investment on London’s housing market. ...
China to rein in outward investment as domestic growth stalls image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 03:54:56 PM
....The spending spree boosted non-financial overseas investment 55% in the first 11 months of 2016, putting Chinese companies on course to spend £130bn this year, compared with £86bn in 2015, said commerce minister Gao Hucheng. While foreign investment has soared, the amount of money flowing into the country is set to remain broadly flat at £92bn. ...
Dozens of UK banks and financial firms 'looking at moving to Ireland' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of December 2016 09:00:09 AM
. Banks and financial institutions make up the overwhelming majority of more than 100 companies inquiring about relocating to Ireland after Brexit, the head of the agency tasked with bringing foreign investment into the republic has confirmed. ...
Donald Trump says 'no new deals' after postponing  business conflicts briefing image
.... That provision found in Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the US constitution provides that “no person holding any office of profit or trust under them shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state”. Trump’s foreign investments, as well as foreign governments doing business at his hotel, could be considered a violation. ...
Australia's richest woman Gina Rinehart to buy Kidman estate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 02:51:20 AM
.... The proposal was for Hancock Prospecting to hold 67%, with the rest held by Shanghai CRED. It aimed to overcome government concerns about foreign investment. ...
National Grid sells majority stake in gas division in £13.8bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 09:48:42 AM
.... The deal is also backed by China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Qatar Investment Authority, along with fund managers including Hermes and Allianz. The sale could test the government’s approach to foreign investment in UK infrastructure after a review of the rules was announced in September. ...
UK luxury homes market slumps after Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 07:36:12 PM
....5m and £2m were up by 26% on the previous year’s figure. Heaton said: “Political posturing that has made foreign investment the scapegoat for our UK housing crisis is having an entirely negative impact. ...
Amazon v Donald Trump? Jeff Bezos may soon face his biggest challenge yet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 07:13:20 PM
....However, Trump undoubtedly has the power to hurt Amazon. The company’s latest annual report, published before Trump’s victory, warns of the threat to its financial performance from “laws and policies of the US and other jurisdictions affecting trade, foreign investment, loans, and taxes”. ...
Does Trump’s election spell globalisation's end? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 03:43:16 PM
.... In response, many banks curtailed their cross-border business. But, rather than alarming anyone, this should be seen as reassuring, because the riskiest forms of international finance have been curtailed without disrupting more stable and productive forms of foreign investment. ...
Dirty Danube: looming pollution threats to the world’s most international river image
....Pollution from microplastics, however, is only a part of emerging threats to the river. Recent foreign investments in agriculture in downstream Danube countries, such as a $500m (£400m) investment in Hungary and Romania from seed giant Monsanto, are expected to increase pollution pressure over the next few years. ...
As the election haze clears, Trump’s China conundrum will become clear | Jonathan Fenby image
.... The bargain that emerged suited everybody, and led to the entry of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) into the World Trade Organisation in 2001. China got its growth from selling cheap goods abroad, and attracted foreign investment and technology. ...
Golden Globes firm bought by China film giant Dalian Wanda image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 05:58:31 AM
....But long before this deal, some US politicians were already worried about China's influence in Hollywood and the US media - whether that is censoring media or producing pro-Chinese propaganda. In September, 16 members of the US Congress called for greater scrutiny of foreign investments, mentioning Dalian Wanda by name. ...
Egypt allows its currency to float freely image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 09:09:12 AM
....The military has been told to distribute a one-off package of basic food items, including sugar, at half price, to cushion the effect among the poorest. Egypt has struggled to attract foreign investment since the political turmoil in 2011 during the so-called Arab Spring that saw former president Hosni Mubarak overthrown. ...
Australia's Gina Rinehart raises offer for Kidman estate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 07:14:47 AM
.... . Ms Rinehart's tie-up with Chinese firm Shanghai CRED hopes to overcome state concerns about foreign investment. ...
New bid for the Kidman estate, Australia's largest cattle farm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 06:29:14 AM
....However, the company's board is required to consider any higher offers. The Rinehart bid also is still pending approval from the country's foreign investment board. ...
Pound sees further volatile trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 06:45:51 PM
....The comments were interpreted as a signal that the Bank could keep interest rates lower for longer. Some traders also said sterling came under pressure from reports that US banks Citi and Morgan Stanley could move staff out of London, adding to worries about foreign investment leaving the UK. ...
FTSE 100 slips after hitting record high, as pound extends falls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 07:34:58 AM
....Read Kamal's blog in full. Some traders said sterling's further falls were linked to reports on Tuesday that Russian bank VTB and US banks Citi and Morgan Stanley could move staff outside of London, adding to worries about foreign investment leaving the UK. ...
Australia Kidman bid: Gina Rinehart and Shanghai CRED make new offer image
.... . The bid hopes to overcome government concerns about foreign investment. ...
London mayor launches unprecedented inquiry into foreign property ownership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 02:09:05 PM
. London mayor Sadiq Khan is to launch the UK’s most comprehensive inquiry into the impact of foreign investment flooding London’s housing market, amid growing fears about the scale of gentrification and rising housing costs in the capital. ...
Hinkley Point contract is signed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 12:43:26 AM
.... . But just weeks after taking office, Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a review of the deal, leading to questions over the UK's openness to foreign investment. ...
National Grid deal 'should be halted', says GMB union image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 11:01:11 PM
.... . Last week, the government said it would impose "significant new safeguards" for future foreign investment in the UK's critical infrastructure. ...
Bonanza for Bosnia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 11:07:07 PM
....A Dubai-based property developer sees this clearing on Mt. Bjelasnica - home to part of the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics - as a prime location to realise Bosnia's biggest ever foreign investment: Buroj Ozone City. ...
Hinkley Point: UK approves nuclear plant deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of September 2016 06:07:25 AM
....The new plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is being financed by the French and Chinese governments. However, the UK government says it will have control over foreign investment in "critical infrastructure". ...
A slice of the pie image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:34:13 PM
....Ireland is simply unwilling to compromise over its reputation as an investment destination. Refusing a cash windfall that could boost the country's entire national budget is a difficult political ask, even for those who agree with Ireland's low corporate tax rate and incentives to foreign investment. ...
Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rules image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 10:36:08 AM
...."Apple has been enjoying a river of free cash flow and while the ruling may not been too much short-term, investors will have to assess whether a higher tax bill will have any impact on profits after tax," said Neil Wilson, market analyst at ETX Capital. The US Treasury, which said last week that the European Commission was in danger of becoming a "supranational tax authority", said the latest ruling could "undermine foreign investment, the business climate in Europe, and the important spirit of economic partnership between the US and the EU". ...

Theresa May distances herself from George Osborne's economic legacy as she pledges 'proper' strategy
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....A commentary published by the Xinhua news agency, which is often seen as a reflection of official thinking in China, highlighted the diplomatic sensitivities over the issue, with a stark warning about the repercussions to the UK of delaying Hinkley on "national security” grounds. "[It] not only draws queries from the international community about its [the UK’s] openness towards foreign investment, but also adds uncertainties to the ‘Golden Era’ of China-UK ties," the commentary said. ...
China 'warning' over Hinkley Point delay claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 04:47:07 PM
....Writing on the Conservativehome website, he said MI5 believes that Chinese intelligence services "continue to work against UK interests at home and abroad". Xinhua said the delay "not only draws queries from the international community about its openness towards foreign investment, but also adds uncertainties to the 'Golden Era' of China-UK ties". ...

Hinkley Point nuclear deal: Theresa May demanded national security checks on Chinese investors, says Vince Cable
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....Sir Vince, who served alongside Mrs May in the cabinet throughout the 2010-2015 coalition, said the Prime Minister had been unhappy with the positive attitude of David Cameron and George Osborne towards Chinese investments while she was home secretary. He said: “Fairly early on in the coalition, she wanted to introduce a more stringent test of foreign investment, based on the American model of screening out projects that threaten national security. ...
What's behind the huge Chinese investment in Sheffield? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 05:41:18 AM
. Even with Chinese foreign investment on the increase, the decision by one entrepreneur to invest £1bn ($1. ...
Northern Powerhouse image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 02:41:38 AM
....So has the Northern Powerhouse policy made a difference?. The government says foreign investment in the north of England has doubled over the past two years, with the number of unemployed dropping by 127,000. ...
ARM Holdings in £24bn Japanese takeover deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 02:09:30 AM
.... . However, the government will be keen to show that the recent Brexit vote has not deterred foreign investment. ...
UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 17th of July 2016 04:25:25 AM
....BBC correspondent Phil Mercer, in Sydney. Britain is Australia's seventh largest trading partner, and is second only to the United States when it comes to direct foreign investment down under. ...
Cuban Economy Minister Marino Murillo is sacked image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 06:46:03 AM
....President Castro has allowed much of Cuba's state-controlled agriculture sector to be made into co-operatives and legalised small and medium-sized private businesses since assuming power from his ailing brother, Fidel, in 2008. With the restoration of relations with the US last year, Cuba is also opening up to foreign investment. ...
Overseas buyers 'keen to exploit weak pound to buy London homes' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of July 2016 11:01:27 PM
.... Someone buying from the US could effectively save £102,740, or 11%. He said an influx of foreign investment would provide a timely boost for the UK construction sector. ...
Bank of England warns property is a key risk to economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of July 2016 12:19:19 PM
....And second, foreign companies have been ready to invest directly by, for example, constructing new buildings in the City of London, or investing in businesses like Jaguar Land Rover to turn them into a success. The FPC report says all inflows of foreign investment in British companies slowed down in the run-up to the referendum. ...
Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of July 2016 10:21:56 AM
.... They have functioned pretty well," Mr Carney said. The Financial Stability Report said that maintaining foreign investment, necessary to support the UK's historically high current account deficit, could become harder following the decision to leave the European Union because of a "prolonged period of uncertainty". ...
Expect fall in UK living standards and foreign investment, MPs hear image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 06:39:20 PM
....King said higher petrol prices and more expensive imported food resulting from the low pound were unlikely to be offset by a boost to exports, while the uncertainty surrounding Brexit would reduce investment, leading to job losses and falling wages. A decline in foreign investment could hurt productivity, triggering the same fall in living standards the same situation seen after the 2008 financial crash. ...
Ireland among countries most vulnerable to EU referendum shock image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 05:26:13 PM
....Fitch said Britain’s withdrawal from the EU would “represent a symbolic moving apart of the UK and Ireland”. Over the medium term, Ireland could gain from a shift in some foreign investment from the UK, or from international businesses relocating from Britain, “but this is highly uncertain”, the ratings agency cautioned. ...

Brexit: will foreign investment in the UK dry up?
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 04:29:29 PM
After Brexit  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 08:28:23 AM
.... . The UK also needs to attract large amounts of foreign investment to pay for its imports and the country may now be a less attractive place to invest in, with its access to the rest of the EU in some doubt. ...
Sterling swings as polls suggest UK heading for EU exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of June 2016 03:47:24 PM
....”. Before the recent falls in sterling, the currency had already declined by 10% against the dollar as the outlook for the UK economy looked uncertain and foreign investment slowed, especially in commercial property. ...
UK construction firms report fall in orders as output slows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 10:00:52 AM
....A vote to leave would hit the construction sector hard, housebuilders have said, exacerbating skill shortages if the flow of migrant workers into Britain dries up. Two-thirds of the construction sector supports continued EU membership, with more than half saying Brexit would lead to less foreign investment and drive up labour and material costs, according to a survey by Building magazine. ...
Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameron image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of May 2016 07:30:13 PM
....Most studies of the impact on Britain’s economy of a decision to quit the EU show the uncertainty will hit growth in the short term and the loss of access to the EU’s single market will damage growth for decades to come. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UK’s National Institute of Economic and Social Research agree that there will be a loss of output as foreign investment shrivels and international businesses and banks shift work to the continent. ...
Why have France's labour reforms proved so contentious? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 04:15:59 PM
....Pro-market economists and small-business associations are particularly angry that this measure has been scrapped, because, they argue, it is growing small and medium-sized companies that most need flexible working conditions – and are most likely to create the greatest number of new jobs. That said, the World Economic Forum’s rankings of the most competitive countries includes Sweden, Norway and Finland, which have similar employment protections to France, showing that winning foreign investment and creating jobs is about more than just attacking workers’ rights. ...
IFS warns Brexit would extend austerity for two more years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 11:01:23 PM
....In a move that will put further pressure on an already embattled Vote Leave campaign, the thinktank disputed the claim that the UK sends £350m to Brussels every week, saying the figure was more like £150m once the rebate was deducted from the total and funds for research and business subsidies are taken into account. The IFS said that even on an optimistic forecast for the UK’s economic performance after leaving the EU, the £150m financial benefit would not compensate for a loss of income from falling foreign investment and overseas trade that would leave taxpayers to pick up a huge bill. ...
Proposed EU trade treaty threatens progressive laws, say campaigners image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of May 2016 02:54:34 PM
....Because a voluntary scheme would not enforce investors rights, “a binding and enforceable settlement mechanism for investment disputes, as a last resort to mediation and domestic litigation, is necessary”. The document adds: “If EU investors are not afforded comparable protection to their foreign competitors, incentives for EU investors to locate their foreign investments outside the EU will be created. ...
Court condemns tobacco giant Philip Morris over secret bid to sue Australia image
....But big tobacco firms including Philip Morris have launched legal challenges against such laws, arguing the rules impinge on their trademark intellectual property. Philip Morris, manufacturers of some of the world’s most recognisable brands, including Marlboro, lodged the challenge with the arbitration court based in The Hague in 2011 after the plain-packaging legislation was passed, using a 1993 trade deal between Australia and Hong Kong that included foreign investment protections. ...
Pro-Brexit bosses include retirees and tax avoidance experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of May 2016 06:26:01 PM
....Fellow signatory Martin Bellamy is the chairman and chief executive of Salamanca Group, which advertises “dynastic estate-planning” for “ultra-high net worth families”. It offers advice on ways on offshore trusts and foreign investments for those keen on “passing wealth or holding wealth for the next generation” or those who want to keep their affairs “outside the public domain”. ...
Fantastically crony-capitalist: that’ll be Cameron-land | Simon Jenkins image
.... Offshore finance is way beyond a minimal blip on the world economy. According to an Economist survey, 30% of global foreign investment is now channelled through havens, mostly British. ...
EU migrants have no negative effect on UK wages, says LSE image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 12:48:43 PM
....“In fact, for the most part it has likely made us better off. So far from EU immigration being a necessary evil that we pay to get access to the greater trade and foreign investment generated by the EU single market, immigration is at worse neutral and at best, another economic benefit. ...
Should we stay or should we go? UK businesses on the EU referendum image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of May 2016 02:59:18 PM
....REMAIN George Wright, boss of Loughborough-based M Wright & Sons, maker of fabric for safety harnessesThe fundamental argument against quitting the EU is that we become a bit-part player in the global economy. Yes, the UK will still be a large economy, but we are not going to be the destination for foreign investment we have been for many years. ...
Australian treasurer overrules sale of 1.3% of country to Chinese firm image
....“The government needs to assure us that this is the final decision and not an ‘interim let’s-get-through-the election decision’,” Xenophon said. “This highlights the needs for a complete overhaul of foreign investment laws with a clearer national interest test so something like this would not be up for sale in the first place and to make it easier for domestic bidders including superannuation funds to invest in Australian agriculture. ...
Saudi Arabia approves ambitious plan to move economy beyond oil image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 25th of April 2016 05:06:39 PM
....Economic reform has often been discussed before but the sense of urgency has grown since the government ran a record budget deficit of nearly $100bn last year. Plans to boost non-oil revenues with taxes will take years to have an impact, leaving spending cuts and foreign investment as the main way to bring state finances under control. ...
Chinese investment in Australia jumps 60% to $15bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of April 2016 02:49:30 AM
....Chinese investors focused on long-term development projects, including residential, office, retail and hotel projects. Related: A register of foreign investment in Australia will expose Asian investors and cloud the real issues | Dallas Rogers. ...
No-one's buying British: Blow for Osborne and economy as trade deficit reaches RECORD HIGH image
....1bn in the third quarter meant the deficit as a share of national income jumped to seven per cent- the highest since records began in 1955. And it means Britain is now importing far more goods and services and income on foreign investments than its is exporting, which is a worry for the economy. ...
Bank warns of EU referendum risks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of March 2016 12:01:11 PM
.... . The current account deficit, which measures the UK's trade performance, remains high and it needs to be financed by foreign investment. ...
Has the Brics bubble burst? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of March 2016 12:14:55 PM
....“India’s economy is relatively closed and so it is not as vulnerable to the slowdown in world trade; lower oil prices have unequivocally benefited the country; and inflation, interest rates, and deficits are falling. The government is trying to open up to more infrastructure spending, foreign investment and an array of improvement measures that should help the economy sustain growth rates of above 7%. ...
Brexit could trigger credit downgrade for UK’s biggest firms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of March 2016 12:10:23 AM
....In the latest report it scrutinised four main areas of economic activity – trade, migration, investment and regulation – to judge the impact on British business. It found that while the banking sector would be largely unaffected in the short term, the additional trade barriers, possible downturn in foreign investment, regulatory changes and curbs to migration would hurt other firms selling goods and non-financial services in the EU. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 07:19:17 AM
....Analysts said nervousness ahead of the 'Brexit' referendum was also hurting investors' sentiment towards the industry. "The uncertainty over 'Brexit' is clearly a contributing factor when looking at housebuilders, and in markets like London where foreign investment makes up a significant proportion of demand, the effects are likely to be most accentuated," said Kevin Doran, chief investment officer at Brown Shipley. ...
CBI member survey reveals huge support for remaining in EU image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 12:01:01 AM
.... It said the survey backed up a string of votes across the organisation’s regional and national committees in favour of continued membership. Firms backing the EU said that their business would suffer without full access to the single market and the UK would lose out in the battle for foreign investment against countries inside the trading bloc. ...
Hinkley Point branded potentially risky for EDF by French auditor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 09:29:18 AM
. EDF’s £18bn project to build nuclear reactors in Britain is potentially risky for the state-owned utility, whose foreign investments in recent years have proved disappointing, France’s top public auditor has said. ...
Green investment bank could be snapped up by foreign buyers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 09:30:44 PM
....But critics question whether this can be guaranteed and warn that the bank could now switch to funding more lucrative schemes abroad. Shaun Kingsbury, the GIB’s chief executive, said he had received expressions of interest from private equity investors, sovereign wealth funds and large foreign investment banks. ...
Ryanair to campaign against Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 05:02:09 PM
....The budget airline employs more than 3,000 people in the UK and flies more than 35 million passengers between the UK and Europe each year. O’Leary said Brexit “isn’t going to be armageddon” but said foreign investment would decline, and he added: “We as an airline will invest faster in other European companies such as the Czech Republic and Poland. ...
Bombardier to cut 7,000 jobs worldwide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 12:07:07 PM
....Davy Thompson, the union’s regional coordinating officer, said: “The Northern Ireland executive needs to redouble their efforts and secure alternative employment for those highly skilled workers who will be made redundant. Invest NI must now commit themselves fully to proactively seeking foreign investment in manufacturing. ...
Growth star India overtakes China as world's fastest growing major economy image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 8th of February 2016 03:30:36 PM
.... India's prospects have also been bolstered by the election of the pro-market government of Narendra Modi in May 2014. Mr Modi has promised to introduce landmark reforms such as a goods and sales tax and lure massive foreign investment in a country that has suffered from weak infrastructure and instutitional intertia. ...
What do trade agreements do? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of February 2016 12:30:40 AM
.... . There are also often investment aspects to these deals which are intended to encourage more foreign investment between signatory countries. ...

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