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Corruption is a major obstacle to foreign investment in Bangladesh, according to the US State Department

Land scarcity, depleted natural gas reserves and inadequate electricity distribution remain major impediments to investment, according to the US State Department report. TBS Report July 31, 2022, 09:30 Last modification: July 31, 2022, 3:03 PM Representative image. Illustration: Pixabay “> Representative image. Illustration: Pixabay Corruption is a major impediment to foreign investment in Bangladesh, according […]

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Attracting foreign investment and investor incentives for the production of audiovisual works in the Republic of Serbia

Although it is already recognized as one of the leading European countries in terms of foreign investment, the Republic of Serbia continues its active policy of attracting foreign investors. The direct consequence of the substantial increase in investments in a plethora of different fields is the fact that there are more and more foreign natural […]

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Romania could attract at least 2 billion euros in foreign investment by the end of the year, due to the geopolitical context

Due to the new geopolitical context, Romania could attract up to 2 billion euros in new foreign investments by the end of this year, according to public data and already existing market negotiations in the middle of the year. , analyzed by ONV LAW. According to the analysis, Romania is progressing on an upward trend […]

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Minister Bahlil announces total foreign investment in Q2

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Ministry of Investments revealed that foreigners investments in West Java outperformed the capital Jakarta, the former managing to register US$2.9 billion in foreign investment (FDI) compared to the latter which registered US$2.1 billion. Minister Bahlil Lahadalia on Wednesday, July 20, said, “The increase in investment realization during the second quarter of […]

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Foreign investments of a group of companies specializing in the hotel and real estate sector under computer scanner

Mumbai: Foreign investments of a group of companies in the hotel and real estate sector under computer scanner | The Income Tax (IT) Department recently carried out a search and seizure operation on a Delhi and Mumbai based group engaged in hospitality, marble, light trading and real estate. A total of 18 premises in Delhi, […]

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How Foreign Investment in Nigeria Dropped 81% in Three Years – Report

Capital import into Nigeria fell by 81.46% ($6.91 billion), from $8.49 billion in the first quarter of 2019 to $1.57 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2022, according to the National Bureau of Statistics data. According to Punch, based on the NBS reports on the import of Nigerian capital for the first quarters of 2019, […]

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Ilorin Durbar Avenue to Attract Foreign Investment in Nigeria – Experts

Folorunsho Coker, Managing Director of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), and Hajo Sanni, Permanent Delegate of Nigeria to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO), say the annual Durbar of the emirate of Ilorin can be used as a springboard to attract foreign investment to Nigeria. Sanni and Coker spoke in Ilorin, […]

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Ilorin durbar source of foreign investment – ​​UNESCO – The Sun Nigeria

Of Layi OlanrewajuIlorine from Nigeria The Permanent Delegate of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Hajo Sanni, and the Managing Director of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Folorunsho Coker, said yesterday that the annual Ilorin Emirate durbar could be used as a springboard to attract foreign investment to Nigeria. They spoke […]

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Amid rising inflation, RBI announces measures to strengthen rupiah and foreign investment

Mumbai: Amid rising inflation in the country, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday announced a series of measures to support the rupee and attract foreign investment. Some of these major measures include relaxations of the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) on additional FCNR(B) and NRE Term Deposits, relaxation of […]

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Kenya launches Nairobi Financial Center to attract foreign investment [Photos]

The NIFC, launched at the Kenya International Convention Center on Monday, has a mandate to attract ambitious businesses to Nairobi and provide them with the conditions to thrive in Kenya and the region. The center will promote business by partnering with the National Treasury, Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya Revenue Authority, KenInvest, Capital Markets Authority, […]

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Foreign investment on DSE shrinks to Tk 9,976 crore

A file photo shows investors watching stock price movements on a computer screen at a brokerage in the capital Dhaka. Total foreign investment in the Dhaka Stock Exchange fell to Tk 9,976 crore, or 2.19% of the exchange’s total market capitalization, in May. — New Age Photo Total foreign investment on the Dhaka Stock Exchange […]

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India emerges as preferred destination for foreign investment: Govt

India is rapidly becoming a favorite country for foreign investment as the measures taken by the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the past eight years have paid off, as evidenced by the ever-increasing volumes of FDI that set new records. FDI inflow to India reached its highest level […]

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Tax and customs incentives to attract foreign investment

Okaz/Saudi Official Gazette Riyadh — The National Incentives Committee revealed that the committee would provide financial and non-financial incentives for investment projects to empower, promote, encourage and attract local and foreign investment. The committee will focus on providing tax and customs incentives; incentives linked to financial compensation depending on the type of economic activity; incentives […]

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Doha attracts over $3 billion in foreign investment in 2022 – Doha News

Qatar has implemented a free trade strategy and has undergone many structural changes to reinforce the principle of trade openness. Doha has attracted more than $3 billion in foreign investment to its capital market so far this year, globally surpassing $1.8 billion in total investment for the whole of 2021, according to the trade minister […]

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Assessing the National Security Aspects of Foreign Investments: Between National Security and Economic Uncertainty | Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Foreign investment in Israel has exploded in recent years. At the end of 2020, direct investment by foreign residents in Israel exceeded $185 billion, an increase of almost 15% compared to 2019. Foreign investment offers significant benefits in terms of the Israeli economy, but it also raises concerns. Many sectors of the Israeli economy involve […]

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FATF launches numerous incentives to attract more foreign investment to Egypt

The General Authority for Investments and Free Zones (GAFI) – press photo CAIRO – June 21, 2022: The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) is working to attract more local and foreign investment to the Egyptian market, by launching several investment incentives, according to FATF CEO Mohamed Abdel Wahab. Abdel Wahab clarified […]

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Assessing the National Security Aspects of Foreign Investments: Between National Security and Economic Uncertainty

Foreign investment in Israel has exploded in recent years. At the end of 2020, direct investment by foreign residents in Israel exceeded $185 billion, an increase of almost 15% compared to 2019. Foreign investment offers significant benefits in terms of the Israeli economy, but it also raises concerns. Many sectors of the Israeli economy involve […]

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Government urged to open Philippines to more foreign investment

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should open up more to foreigners if it is to attract more job-creating investment, the Asia-based Hinrich Foundation said on Tuesday. There is a “window of opportunity which could be the right time to open up the country”, said Riccardo Crescenzi, professor of economic geography at the London School of […]

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Rivers and 31 others attract no foreign investment in Q1 2022 – NBS

National Bureau of Statistics Thirty-two states in Nigeria, including Rivers and Kaduna, did not attract any foreign investment in the first quarter of 2022. A National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report shows that only the states of Lagos, Oyo, Katsina, Anambra and the Federal Capital Territory attracted investment during the period. According to NBS’ Nigerian […]

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Kaduna, Rivers and 30 others attract no foreign investment in Q1

Thirty-two states in Nigeria, including Rivers and Kaduna, attracted no foreign investment in the first quarter of 2022, The punch has learned. A National Bureau of Statistics report shows that only the states of Lagos, Oyo, Katsina, Anambra and the Federal Capital Territory attracted investment during the period. According to NBS’ Nigerian Capital Importation (Q1 […]

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Foreign Investment in Nigeria Drops 28% to $1.6 Billion in Q1 –

There is hardly any sub-national government in the country without strong mineral endowments According to the latest Capital Import Report. The report released today by the National Bureau of Statistics also showed that on an annual basis, it was down 17.5% from $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2021. “The largest […]

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Saudi aviation sector needs foreign investment to meet 330 million passenger target, official says

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will host the 116th Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization on June 7-8 in Jeddah, with around 180 participants from around the world. The two-day event will deliberate on all necessary measures to implement the council’s decisions and recommendations to support the sector. The Executive Council session will be […]

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Nepalese government reduces foreign investment threshold by 60% to NPR 20 million

The Nepalese government has announced that it will reduce the minimum amount foreigners can invest in the Himalayan nation by 60%. Presenting the annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 which starts mid-July in the House of Representatives, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma said the minimum threshold for foreign direct investment (FDI) […]

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Oman launches several incentives to attract foreign investment

The Sultanate of Oman – like most countries in the world – has adopted economic stimulus plans in an effort to overcome the economic repercussions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, which has negatively affected the supply and demand of the ‘economy. This was stated on Sunday by Qais bin Mohammad al Yousef, Minister of Commerce, […]

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Maharashtra’s foreign investment exceeds that of Gujarat under BJP rule: Ex-CM

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed that foreign direct investment in Maharashtra was higher than in Gujarat under his party’s rule. Speaking at an industry meeting, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that under his rule between 2105 and 2019, Maharashtra grabbed the top spot in FDI across India. “Before 2014, Gujarat […]

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Should GLICs revamp foreign investment in a market downturn?

In recent years, Malaysian government-linked investment companies (GLICs) have been actively seeking to acquire more foreign assets, particularly equities. Among these GLICs are the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT). READ ALSO : The appeal of foreign equities The need to diversify investment portfolios beyond Malaysia […]

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FG urged to create basic data infrastructure to attract foreign investment

Emma Okonji The COO of MDXI, MainOne’s data center business, Mr. Gbenga Adegbiji, has called on the federal government to review its policies and create basic infrastructure for data center operations across the Nigeria, to attract foreign investment in information and communications technology. (TIC). Adegbiji, who gave the advice during an interview with THISDAY, said: […]

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Omicron casts a shadow over foreign investment in the first quarter

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines failed to attract more foreign investors in the first quarter amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, resulting in mobility restrictions in the country. The latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that foreign companies have yet to pour in much-needed capital to revive the economy, as […]

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TIEZA bats for foreign investment

The cash-strapped Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zones Authority (TIEZA) of the Department of Tourism (DoT) hopes the relaxed rules on foreign ownership will speed up much-needed funds from foreign investors. TIEZA chief operating officer Mark Lapid said he joined Expo Dubai 2020, which ended in March, to encourage foreign investment in tourism – this follows […]

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Philippines: Amendments to the Foreign Investment Act of 1991 are enacted

In short On March 2, 2022, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11647 (RA 11647), also known as the “Foreign Investment Promotion Act, thereby amending Republic Act No. 7042, also known as the “Foreign Investments Act 1991 (FIA)”, as amended, and for other purposes”. RA 11647 establishes the Inter-Agency Investment Promotion Coordinating […]

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Increased foreign investment in the Indian gaming market.

From: John Braham There has been an increase in gambling activities in India since 2016. This has resulted in the growth of the gambling industry in India. This growth is the result of many factors including the fact that there are many internet users in India and the widespread adoption of digital payment methods in […]

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Egypt wants to attract foreign investment in green hydrogen projects, says PM Madbouly – Energy – Business

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.(Photo:Al-Ahram) At a meeting on Sunday, Madbouly said the country’s efforts include introducing additional incentives for investors and updating Egypt’s energy strategy to include green hydrogen. The meeting brought together Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Yehia […]

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Nigeria’s banking sector attracts $15.7 billion in foreign investment in 5 years

The Nigerian banking sector is one of the viable destinations for foreign investors in the country, as it has attracted over $15.7 billion in foreign investment in the last 5 years, representing one of the sectors most attractive in the Nigerian economy. This is based on an analysis carried out by Nairalytics, the research arm […]

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Romanian Finance Minister hopes foreign investment will be relocated from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Romanian finance minister Adrian Caciu and Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca discussed Thursday, April 14 with the World Bank Group delegation to Romania, led by President David R. Malpass, the need to develop a bilateral partnership, in the context of the economic and social challenges posed by the crisis in Ukraine. “We are analyzing with great […]

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The business climate will remain fragile; but foreign investment will surge – Fitch Solutions

The business climate will remain fragile in the coming months, while private consumption is expected to slow this year, largely due to the planned implementation of the 1.5% tax on electronic transfers (E-levy) , revealed Fitch Solutions in its latest Sub-Saharan Africa update. . According to the research arm of ratings agency Fitch, Ghana’s Purchasing […]

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Possible claims against Russia for expropriation of foreign investments

On April 8, 2022, a bill was introduced in the Russian Duma (Parliament) that would allow Russia to expropriate the property of foreign nationals from “unfriendly” countries – those that have imposed sanctions on Russian entities and individuals.1 This news follows a bill presented the day before that would impose criminal penalties for the implementation […]

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Adani Group shares rise after $2 billion in foreign investment

New Delhi: Shares of Adani Green Energy, Adani Transmission and Adani Enterprises surged on Monday in an otherwise broader market. Shares of Adani Green Energy were stuck in the upper 20%, Adani Transmission locked in the upper 10% and Adani Enterprises rose 0.4%. Analysts attribute the rise in share prices to International Holding Company PJSC […]

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The massive loss of foreign investment – ​​The Sun Nigeria

A new report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that Nigeria managed to generate $698.7 million in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2021. This is the lowest in 10 years and a clear indication the economy is heading in the wrong direction. . The NBS report is also backed up by a […]

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Maltese General Election 2022 and Impact on Foreign Investment – Inward/Foreign Investment

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In this article you will find more information on one of the most significant events of the month, the elections in Malta. But also, an interesting topic that we have written about is the impact of these elections […]

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Heavy criticism for Buhari’s FG as 24 states record no foreign investment – ​​SundiataPost

•President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad lll-led Jamaatul Nasril Islam, some state governments and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria have criticized the federal government for its failure to respond the rise of insecurity in the country. The groups said so on Monday as […]

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24 states attracted no foreign investment in 2021 – NBS

Apr 05 (THEWILL) – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that foreign investors ignored 24 states as the value of capital imports into Nigeria fell 30.78% to $6.7 billion in 2021 , compared to $9.68 billion in 2020. This is contained in the Nigerian Capital Import report for the four quarters of 2021. […]

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Kaduna, Enugu… 24 states attracted no foreign investment in 2021

Foreign investors ignored 24 states as the value of capital imports into Nigeria fell 30.78% to $6.7 billion in 2021 from $9.68 billion in 2020. The National Bureau of Statistics (SNB) revealed this in its latest report on Nigerian capital imports for the four quarters of 2021. The report examined the value of new investments […]

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Foreign Investments in Russia at Risk: How Investment Arbitration Can Offer Protection

Russian actions in Ukraine have resulted in far-reaching sanctions by a number of jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, United States, European Union, Canada and Japan. In response, Russia is issuing anti-sanctions measures that target foreign companies from these jurisdictions. These government measures include, for example: the nationalization of the assets of foreign investors (draft approved […]

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2 “changing” laws to attract foreign investment P299B in the next 5 years – Garin

By Billy Begas Amendments to the Civil Service Law and the Foreign Investment Law are expected to generate an additional 299 billion pesos in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the next five years. Sharon Garin, chair of the House Economic Affairs Committee and representative of AAMBIS-OWA, said the new laws “are sure to be a […]

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Sabah recorded RM4.37 billion in foreign investment last year

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah recorded around RM4.37 billion in foreign investment last year, the Sabah State Assembly announced today. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk, Dr. Joachim Gunsalam, said this was about 90% of the total value of investments recorded by the state last year, which was 4.86 RM billion through investments from 14 approved manufacturing companies based […]

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How the multi-club ownership ban could impact foreign investment and change the future of Italian football

TURIN, ITALY – MAY 09: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of AC Milan reacts during the Serie A match between … [+] Juventus and AC Milan on May 09, 2021 in Turin, Italy. Sports stadiums across Italy remain under strict restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic as government social distancing laws prohibit fans from going inside venues resulting […]

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Pres Ali pitches for foreign investment in the Caribbean

Guyanese President Dr. Mohammed Irfaan Ali told international investors that the Caribbean region is a stable platform with all the components of a modern and emerging economy. Once you have the capital, the foresight, the access to technology, the Caribbean region is a destination you should consider. It is a destination that offers you the […]

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Salceda expects ‘unprecedented growth’ in foreign investment after changes to civil service law

By Billy Begas House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Joey Salceda is confident that the enactment of the Civil Service Act amendment measure “will usher in a decade of unprecedented growth in foreign investment, as long as the next president can sustain reforms with the market. – favorable policies and actions. Salceda said the measure, […]

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Preparing for Russian actions against foreign investment – Government, public sector

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The Russian Federation has recently implemented measures in retaliation for US and EU sanctions that may violate its obligations under international treaties that protect foreign investment in Russia.1 These measures include: Allow Russian companies to use patents […]

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Bangladeshi startups received $750m in foreign investment in a decade: Palak

UNB, Dhaka Wed, Mar 16, 2022 7:08 PM Last updated on: Wed, Mar 16, 2022 7:16 PM Zunaid Ahmed Palak. File photo “> Zunaid Ahmed Palak. File photo Bangladesh has received more than $750 million in foreign investment in the startup sector in a decade, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak […]

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Foreign investment worth $1.79 billion approved by neighbors, govt says: report

India approves investments worth $1.79 billion from neighbors NEW DELHI: India said on Wednesday it had approved foreign investments worth $1.79 billion from neighboring states in its first statement since tightening controls after tensions with China in 2020. India said in April 2020 that foreign direct investment from countries with which it shares a land […]

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A record $3.8 billion in foreign investment made in Montreal in 2021 – Montreal

Foreign investment in Montreal reached a new record high of $3.8 billion in 2021, Montreal International (MI) reported on Monday. This is a 69% increase over last year. These sums represent 100 projects and nearly 11,550 jobs created, estimates the organization. READ MORE: Canada adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment drops below pre-pandemic levels “These […]

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Lacson says amended foreign investment law provides safeguards for micro and small entrepreneurs

DTI.GOV.PH PRESIDENTIAL aspirant and Senator Panfilo M. Lacson, Sr. assured micro and small businesses on Tuesday that the new law contains provisions that ease restrictions on foreign investment to protect their sector. “We have opened up the possibility for foreigners to invest here, but there are guarantees. As long as the starting capital is $200,000 […]

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Amendments to Foreign Investment Laws and Retail Trade Liberalization

One of the most common inquiries we receive from foreign investors is about setting up subsidiaries in the Philippines and their concerns about minimum capital requirements related to the nature of their business or industry. Foreign ownership restrictions in certain industries certainly affect the flow of foreign investment into the country, with the Philippines notably […]

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Straight Talk: Treasurer says our thinking on foreign investment needs to change in wake of Russian-Ukrainian war

Minot, ND — Officials overseeing North Dakota investments are moving quickly to divest from investments in Russia in the wake of the horrific invasion of Ukraine. Already about 37% of the investments supervised by the State Investment Board have been withdrawn. It will take some time to pull out the rest — investments are complicated […]

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Straight talk: Treasurer says our thinking on foreign investment needs to change in the wake of the Russian-Ukrainian war – InForum

MINOT, ND — Officials overseeing North Dakota investments are moving quickly to divest from investments in Russia in the wake of the horrific invasion of Ukraine. Already about 37% of the investments supervised by the State Investment Board have been withdrawn. It will take some time to pull out the rest — investments are complicated […]

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Duterte approves amendments to foreign investment law

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the law to promote “productive investments” from foreigners and other countries that would help boost the country’s economic growth, according to documents released Friday. Republic Act No. 11647, which amends RA 7042 or the Foreign Investment Act of 1991, improves technology transfer, increases foreign exchange from exports, and […]

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Amid conflict in Ukraine, Russia bans foreign investment out of country

Russia is temporarily suspending the exit of foreign investment from the country, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced on Tuesday. The move comes in response to the freezing of Russian capital abroad by the US, EU and their allies, RT reported. “We hope that those who have invested in our […]

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Russia prevents foreign investment from leaving the country as sanctions hurt the economy

Witnessing a massive exodus of businesses following its invasion of Ukraine, Russia on Tuesday (March 1st) prevented foreign investment from leaving the country. Announcing the decision, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin asked entrepreneurs not to come under “political pressure” when making decisions. Russia has witnessed a setback in three decades of investment by the West […]

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“Build, Build, Build” projects attract foreign investment to Clark

MANILA – The administration’s “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program should continue to attract foreign investment to Clark to create a new metropolis outside of Metro Manila. At Clark’s business conference on Tuesday, the vice president of Clark Development Corp.’s business development and improvement group. (CDC), Rhyna Ventura, said CDC attracted PHP 3.68 billion in foreign […]

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Real estate marketing and beyond

Foreign investors flocked to the United States in 2021 as COVID-19 travel restrictions eased, leading to a boom in commercial real estate. Investments by foreign nationals in the sector have surpassed pre-pandemic levels, according to a report by Real Capital Analytics. Foreign investors bought $70.8 billion worth of U.S. commercial real estate in 2021. That’s […]

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Foreign investment recovers in 2021

Louise Maureen Simeon – The Filipina Star February 16, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Foreign investment rebounded last year as the economy was more open, but overall resources flowing into the country remain on the decline, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. PSA data showed that foreign companies have slowly returned much-needed capital for economic […]

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U.S. foreign investment surpasses pre-pandemic levels

Real Capital Analytics: Foreign investors have turned away from big cities a bit, but the $70.8 billion invested in 2021 is the highest total since 2018’s $94.6 billion. NEW YORK — As COVID-19 travel restrictions began to be lifted last year, foreign investors flocked to U.S. commercial real estate. Foreign investment surpassed pre-pandemic levels in […]

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Foreign investment jumped 71% last year – Manila Bulletin

Foreign investment approvals surged last year amid improving economic conditions despite the prolonged pandemic, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. According to the PSA report on Tuesday, February 15, total foreign investment reached 192.34 billion pesos from January to December last year, up 71% from 112.12 billion pesos for the year. former. Singapore’s […]

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Foreign investment pledges up 71.5%

DESPITE the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s foreign investment pledges jumped 71.5% year-on-year to reach 192.34 billion pesos in 2021, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). . Based on the latest PSA report, approved foreign investments increased from 112.12 billion pesos recorded in 2020. The country’s foreign investment pledges fell […]

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Approved foreign investments increase by more than 70% in 2021

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 15) — Foreign investment pledges rose 71.5% in 2021 after a strong performance in the last three months of the year, according to the latest figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority. The PSA reported that ₱133.47 billion in foreign investment (FI) was approved from October to December, more than triple […]

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Foreign investment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

As COVID-19 travel restrictions began to be lifted last year, foreign investors flocked to U.S. commercial real estate. Foreign investment surpassed pre-pandemic levels in 2021, according to a new report from Real Capital Analytics. Foreign investors bought $70.8 billion worth of U.S. commercial real estate in 2021. That’s the highest total since 2018’s $94.6 billion. […]

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Kano uses compulsory insurance to drive foreign investment

The Kano State government has decided to explore opportunities in the insurance sector to attract foreign investment to the state. The state government is optimistic that a well-established insurance culture in Kano State will ensure investors have security in their investments. Kano State Government Secretary, Usman Alhaji, representing the State Governor, Dr. Abudullahi Umar Ganduje […]

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France expands the list of sectors subject to foreign investment screening – Government, public sector

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. As of January 1, 2022, and with the addition of sectors in which foreign investment is subject to prior authorization by the Minister responsible for the economy, France has taken a new step in the pursuit of the […]

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The Moreno-Ong tandem to support the fisheries department, more foreign investment

PHILSTAR PRESIDENTIAL candidate and mayor of Manila, Francisco “Isko” M. Domagoso, has pledged his full support for the creation of a department of fisheries separate from the department of agriculture if he wins the May elections. Mr. Domagoso, the standard bearer of Aksyon Demokratiko, said in a statement on Monday that he would certify as […]

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Foreign investment subject to Senate bill

Lawmakers seeking to limit foreign ownership of Oklahoma farmland could face a complicated battle this session, as lawmakers’ sense of patriotism could present a challenge to key aspects of the state’s economy. (Photo by Federico Respini via Unsplash) OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawmakers seeking to limit foreign ownership of Oklahoma’s farmland could face a complicated battle […]

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Sri Lankan president questions critics and defends foreign investment

ECONOMYNEXT – The overly critical have no vision for the future and, despite some “not long-term” crises, the government has no desire to abandon its plans for the country for the benefit of a few who do not want change, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said, asking the public to beware of false propaganda. Speaker […]

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PSA amendments not enough to attract foreign investment if corruption persists – Infrawatch PH

(AFP) MANILA, Philippines — Infrawatch PH, a non-governmental policy think tank, said amendments to the Public Service Act (PSA) would not be enough to attract foreign investment as governance problems persist. “Foreign investment in the country will only come if the governance issues in the country are resolved, as this remains the main binding constraint […]

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Export and foreign investment are key factors in shaping the economy

As of December ’21. Over the past five years, headline inflation in Nigeria has remained in double digits. According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (SNB), headline inflation stood at 15.63% year-on-year at end-December’21. This is a decline of 13 basis points from the 15.75% year-on-year recorded at the end of 2020. The […]

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MF body asks fund companies to freeze foreign investment

MUMBAI: The Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) on Sunday called on all fund companies to halt further overseas investment, effective February 2. The move came after Indian fund companies together reached Sebi’s $7 billion aggregate limit for such investments. . Some of the fund houses have already restricted inflows into schemes that invest […]

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Poll – The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: Foreign direct investment in India’s pharmaceutical sector saw a ‘sudden surge’ in 2020-21, mostly driven by investments to meet COVID-19-related therapeutics and vaccine demands, Study finds economic. During April-September 2021, FDI inflows continued to be buoyant at Rs 4,413 crore, increasing at the rate of 53% from the same period in […]

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The measures adopted to adapt the control of foreign investments in France during the health crisis are again extended until December 31, 2022 – Company law/Commercial law

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The principle in French law is that financial relations between France and foreign countries are free. However, some investors making certain types of investments in so-called “sensitive“Sectors of activity must follow a prior authorization procedure with the French […]

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Azmin: Malaysia’s Position as the Most Attractive Destination for Foreign Investment in Southeast Asia Shows Putrajaya’s Commitment | Malaysia

A general view of downtown Kuala Lumpur on November 29, 2021. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, 28 January – Being named Southeast Asia’s most attractive country for foreign investment in 2022 is yet another testament to the government’s commitment to elevating Malaysia’s position as a preferred investment destination, said Minister of International […]

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“The government should create an enabling environment for the private sector and foreign direct investment”

Kunle Faleti is a housing finance professional. In this interview with DAYO AYEYEMI, the real estate expert gave some suggestions on what the government should do to improve the real estate sector in 2022. How can the Nigerian government improve home ownership for Nigerians in 2022? The government should continue its efforts to create an […]

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Exports and foreign investments: the most viable solution

Sri Lanka has had perhaps the most demanding and exhausting two years since independence. National income from both external and internal sources has suffered on an unprecedented scale, placing the country in an extremely delicate position. Not only has the impact of the horrific pandemic created many hardships for citizens, but it has also given […]