Foreign investments

Denmark passes law to screen foreign investment for security risks

Danish lawmakers have passed a law allowing screening of future foreign investments to ensure they do not pose a threat to national security, the Ministry of Business said on Wednesday. The new legislation was drawn in part following security concerns over an offer from Chinese Huawei to build Denmark’s 5G network. Denmark’s largest telecommunications operator […]

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Foreign investments in Lebanon for medical cannabis investors

On April 20, 2020, the Lebanese Parliament passed a law authorizing the cultivation, trade, research and use of medical cannabis. The adoption of the law by Lebanon creates an opportunity for leading medical cannabis companies around the world to enter the Lebanese market. There are six categories of license applicants, including foreign companies licensed in […]

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Bauchi, Delta, Gombe … 26 states that did not attract any foreign investment in 2020

Foreign investors ignored 26 states in Nigeria in the year 2020, according to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics. The recently released Capital Imports report by the National Bureau of Statistics details the value of new investments that have poured into the Nigerian economy in 2020. The 26 states are: Bauchi, Bayelsa, […]

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China has new rules for screening foreign investment. Here are the details.

China has implemented a sweeping new law allowing national security reviews of foreign investments, just as foreign money flowing into the country is expected to reach record levels. Monday’s new regulations also come as Beijing has seen recent Chinese investment abroad come under increased scrutiny. The Foreign Investment Security Review Measures, developed by the National […]

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Seychelles Ambassador to China: Foreign investment welcomed

06:10 Seychelles, which derives around 70 percent of its GDP from tourism, seeks to boost trade with major economies as its economy is hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Currently, Seychelles is experiencing a severe balance of payments crisis, so we welcome Chinese investment and funding for public sector projects that will ease our fiscal burden,” […]

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StanChart Partners with BIDA to Attract Foreign Investment

FE REPORT | Posted: Jan. 06, 2021, 10:32 a.m. | Update: January 07, 2021 5:00:16 PM The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) and Standard Chartered Bangladesh (SCB) have teamed up to try to attract more foreign investment to the country. The partnership, as the first initiative, will hold a Bangladesh-China virtual investment summit on January […]

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Expectations of the 2021 budget in terms of foreign investments: will Modi’s government open more windows to attract FDI for “Make in India” in the 2021 budget?

Even though India suffered huge economic losses due to the foreclosure, foreign investor confidence remained high and India received the largest inflow of FDI to India ever. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has constantly tried to attract foreign investors to invest in India. Whether in the fields of pharma, manufacturing or green energy, the government’s objective […]