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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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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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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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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 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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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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“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 […]

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Canadians continue to flock to foreign investment during the pandemic

“No place like home” has become “anywhere but here” for Canadian investment portfolios. Canadians pumped $17.5 billion into foreign securities last November, up from $5.4 billion in October, according to Statistics Canada, dramatically accelerating a trend that has seen investment dollars flow out of the country since then. the start of the pandemic. The bulk […]

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Nitin Gadkari calls for attracting more foreign investment in the MSME sector

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari highlighted the need to attract more foreign investment into the MSME sector as these entities offer excellent viability and income to investors. Speaking at a virtual international conference organized by the umbrella body of chartered accountants ICAI, the Minister also urged chartered accountants to suggest ways and innovative approaches to attract […]

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MSME News: Gadkari calls for attracting more foreign investment to MSME sector

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday highlighted the need to attract more foreign investment into the MSME sector as these entities offer excellent viability and income to investors. Speaking at a virtual international conference organized by the umbrella body of chartered accountants ICAI, the minister also urged chartered accountants to suggest ways and […]

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Gadkari calls for attracting more foreign investment in the MSME sector

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday highlighted the need to attract more foreign investment in the MSME sector as these entities offer excellent viability and income to investors. Speaking at a virtual international conference organized by the umbrella body of chartered accountants ICAI, the Minister also urged chartered accountants to suggest ways and an innovative […]

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Latest News | Gadkari calls for attracting more foreign investment in the MSME sector

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday highlighted the need to attract more foreign investment into the MSME sector as these entities offer excellent viability and income for investors. Speaking at a virtual international conference organized by the umbrella body of chartered accountants ICAI, the minister also urged chartered accountants to […]

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We seek to create an attractive environment for local and foreign investments: Minister of Finance

The Egyptian government seeks to provide a stimulating and attractive environment for local and foreign investment to deepen its partnership with the private sector, especially with the development movement that Egypt is witnessing, according to Finance Minister Mohamed Maait. Maait’s remarks came on Monday during a meeting with Osama bin Ahmed Al-Naqli, the Saudi ambassador […]

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Facilitate foreign investments through the International Financial Services Center

For years India has received the majority of its foreign investment from tax havens such as Mauritius, Singapore, Dubai, Cyprus and the Cayman Islands. These jurisdictions provide an excellent regulatory, tax and legal framework and protection for investors and fund managers to set up and operate private equity / venture capital funds (“offshore funds”). The […]

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EGX supports government development plans by attracting foreign investment: Farid

Mohamed Farid, President of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), spoke about the role of the stock market in supporting the economic and social development plans adopted by the Egyptian government to improve the quality of life of Egyptians. In a meeting with 35 diplomats, Farid explained how the Egyptian stock market can attract foreign investment. This […]

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New policies restrict foreign investment in the United States

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 As the US economy continues to grow, foreign investors are finding it increasingly difficult to invest in companies in the United States. Several US consulates have restricted or suspended the processing of e-visa applications altogether, contributing to a significant drop in foreign investment in US companies. What is an E visa? […]

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Initiatives to stimulate domestic and foreign investment | Udaipur News | Latest news from Udaipur

The government has taken various measures to boost domestic and foreign investment in India. These include reducing corporate tax rates, alleviating the liquidity problems of NBFCs and banks, improving the ease of doing business, FDI policy reforms. , reduction of the compliance burden, policy measures to boost domestic manufacturing through government orders, phased manufacturing program […]

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Proposed Amendments to the Foreign Investment Law

Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have been hit hard during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government-imposed travel bans and quarantines for foreign travelers likely contributed to this, so it is crucial that the government adopt economic measures to promote FDI. At the beginning of this year, we saw the adoption of the Law on Business Recovery and […]

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Estonia to start screening foreign investment backgrounds | News

The bill aims to ensure the transparency of foreign investment, Estonia’s strategic sectors and business areas will not become dependent on foreign investors and the continuity of services will not be compromised, spokespersons from the ministry. Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Andres Sutt (Reform) said that under the conditions of the Covid pandemic, global […]

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On foreign investments – Punch Newspapers

Posted December 13, 2021 Every country, developing or developed, wishes to have foreign investment, not because of its “foreigner” but, firstly, because of certain advantages attached to it and, secondly, no country can produce all that its citizens need or want to have. Even having foreign human beings in your country gives some recognition of […]

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Foreign investment approvals drop more than 45% in Q3

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 8) — Foreign investment pledges fell by 45.8% during the third quarter of 2021, according to the latest figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The PSA brought in £16.82bn in approved foreign investment (FI) from July to September, down from £31.03bn in the same period last year. Investment pledges […]

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Congress ratifies bicameral report on foreign investment law amendments

PHILSTAR BOTH Houses of Congress have ratified the report of the bicameral conference committee harmonizing a measure amending the Foreign Investment Act of 1991, which would open up more industries to foreign direct investment. Senator Maria Imelda Josefa R. Marcos, the bill’s principal sponsor and chair of the Senate Economic Affairs Committee, said the bicameral […]

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Authorized foreign investment fell again in the third quarter

UNSPLASH Foreign investment pledges fell again in the third quarter after recovering in the previous three months, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released on Tuesday. Approved foreign investments fell 45.8 percent year-on-year to 16.82 billion pesos in the July-September period, compared to 31.03 billion pesos recorded a year ago. The decline […]

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Approved foreign investment plunges more than 45% in Q3

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 8) – Foreign investment pledges fell 45.8% in the third quarter of 2021, according to the latest figures from the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA). The PSA declared 16.82 billion yen of approved foreign investment (FI) from July to September, compared to 31.03 billion yen in the same period last year. […]

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Senate ratifies bicam report on bill to promote foreign investment in PH – Manila bulletin

The Senate ratified the report of the bicameral conference committee on the bill to promote foreign investment in the Philippines. Senator Imee Marcos, who chairs the Senate Economic Affairs Committee, which presented the bicam report on the reconciled version of Bill 1156 and Bill 300, said the bicameral panel agreed to use the Senate version […]

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Government of Pakistan pledged to encourage and protect foreign investment: Fareena Mazhar – News

In terms of incentives, Pakistan offers no income tax on exports of IT and IT services until June 2025 Posted: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 19:35 Pakistan Board of Investment Federal Secretary Fareena Mazhar said on Monday the government was determined to encourage and protect foreign investment in the country. She was speaking at a seminar […]

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400 foreign investments controlled by the European Commission

the EU regulation on the screening of foreign direct investments has been in effect since October 11, 2020. It has created a uniform framework across Europe for the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) in European companies in critical infrastructure, defense and other key sectors. According to the European Commission, this procedure is intended to […]

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Financial sector, legislation prepared to encourage foreign investment

Bangladesh’s banking sector, capital market and legal framework are well prepared to foster foreign investment, with the government working swiftly on remaining tasks, speakers said at different sessions on the second day of the International Investment Summit. 2021, Monday. In a session titled “Financial Services: Ensuring Sustained Growth,” central bank officials and banking professionals said […]

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New measures to attract foreign investment to Cyprus announced by the Ministry of Finance – Government, Public sector

To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. On Friday, October 15, 2021, the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus announced its new action plan to attract foreign investment and strengthen business activity in Cyprus, encompassing various policies that will come into effect in the first quarter of 2022. The new policies that will […]

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Pacquiao promises to use status to attract foreign investment

Photo from Senator Manny Pacquiao’s Twitter page MANILA — Presidential candidate Senator Manny Pacquaio said Thursday he would use his celebrity status to attract foreign investment to the country and provide jobs for the poor. Pacquiao said he has at least 10 international billionaire friends who are committed to investing their money in the Philippines. […]

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Foreign Investments in Emerging Markets 2021: Global Industry Size and Growth Opportunities to 2027 | Market players: Union Life Insurance Co., International Finance Corporation (IFC), Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Foreign investment in emerging markets Forecast 2021-2027 [UPDATED REPORT]: Summary of the report Reports and Markets included the latest global market research report Foreign investments in emerging markets, The report has been provided by researchers for a detailed understanding of how the market works over a defined estimation period of 2021 to 2027. However, this […]

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New measures in an effort to attract foreign investment to Cyprus – Government, public sector

Cyprus: New measures to attract foreign investment to Cyprus 08 November 2021 AGP Law Firm | AG Paphitis & Co. LLC To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. From January 1, 2022, this new action plan, which facilitates the sectors mentioned below, will come into force. The new measures aim to attract […]

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Government to provide RM2bil fund to attract strategic foreign investment

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will provide a special fund of up to Ringgit 2 billion under the 2022 budget to attract strategic foreign investment from multinational corporations (MNCs). Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said this is particularly aimed at multinationals who can complement the industry value chain and generate knowledge-based job creation […]

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Cypriot government announces new action plan to attract foreign investment to the island – Government, Public Sector

To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Friday 15e from October 2021, the Cypriot government announced its new action plan to attract foreign companies to establish or expand their activities in Cyprus. The announcement came a year after the abolition of the previous investment program. The announced new strategy aims to turn […]

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Foreign investment in Latvia has doubled this year, economist says / Article

Before the pandemic, foreign investment in Latvia was stable, at around 2-3% of Latvia’s gross domestic product. In 2020, foreign investment increased slightly, said Guntis Kalniņš, economist at Bank of Latvia. “In the first half of this year, the flow of foreign investment even doubled, which may seem contradictory to intuition. We see foreign funds […]

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Decline in foreign investment in Nigeria

The Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, recently expressed his concern over the drastic drop in foreign investment in Nigeria. She said the cost of doing business in the country remains “too high” to attract foreign and domestic investment into the economy. His concern expressed […]

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K’taka makes strong plea for more foreign investment at Dubai Expo 2020

Underlining the “dominant position” of Karnataka in the aerospace and defense sector, the state government on Sunday made a strong plea for more foreign investment in these sectors, during the Dubai Expo 2020 . In a keynote address at the session on Opportunities in the Aerospace, Defense and Space Sectors of Karnataka at Dubai Expo […]

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Central bank suggests Padma seeking foreign investment

The Bangladesh Bank has suggested that Padma Bank – formerly Farmers Bank – vigorously seek foreign investment to finance its activities. In an Oct. 5 letter to the Financial Institutions Division, the central bank said it would be best if Padma Bank could fill its capital gap by bringing in investment from abroad. Earlier in […]

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Saudi Arabia Launches New Committee To Review Foreign Investment | Pillsbury – Global Trade Law and Sanctions

On September 14, 2021, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched a new Standing Ministerial Committee for the Review of Foreign Investments (CEFI) that would review foreign investments for potential threats to national security. This development comes at an important time as the Kingdom opens its doors to foreign investment in […]

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Is China’s push for self-sufficiency hurting or hurting foreign investment?

VSHina increasingly strives for self-reliance in several areas as President Xi strives to build the country’s internal independence. Foreign investors and businesses are often divided over whether this is a bargain for operations or a downside with long-term consequences. Two reports have been released that highlight the wide perspective gap between foreign entities doing business […]

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The bulk of all foreign investment in Turkmenistan falls on Japan …

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) In recent years, in cooperation with foreign organizations, around US $ 15 billion of foreign investment has been attracted to the economy of Turkmenistan. The president of the State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs, Rakhimberdy Dzhepbarov, spoke about it in an interview with the official Turkmen press, Trend reports citing Oligas. […]

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Report Examines Expanding National Security Review Process to Foreign Investments in U.S. Companies

The names of companies and law firms listed above are auto-generated based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We appreciate feedback, which you can provide using the feedback tab on the right side of the page. September 8, 2021 – The […]

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Telecommunications sector attracts $ 3.9 billion in foreign investment in five years | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Unstable macroeconomic environment impacting the potential of the sector• NIN-SIM drives 6.3% drop in industry growth in Q1 2021 Between 2015 and 2020, Nigeria’s telecommunications sector attracted $ 3.9 billion in foreign investment (portfolio and direct). The 2021 Telecommunications Industry Report released by Agusto & Co, which revealed it, observed that this averaged seven […]

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Amendments to the Foreign Investment Regulations of Insurance Companies

The Regulations Governing Foreign Investment of Insurance Companies (the “Regulations”) were implemented on March 6, 1993 and have been amended 25 times. The last change was made on December 31, 2019. This current change (the “Amendment”) was made in response to the demand from policyholders for insurance policies denominated in foreign currencies and to improve […]

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Morocco, the first destination for foreign investment – ​​Polish Paper

The Polish newspaper “innpoland” praised the business climate in Morocco and the investment opportunities offered by the Kingdom. The newspaper, which published an article on the Kingdom’s economic assets on Friday, pointed out that “while the word Morocco conjures up beautiful landscapes, excellent cuisine and other things that together make it an ideal destination for […]

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Retrospective tax law change will help India attract more foreign investment: UKIBC

The retrospective amendment to Indian tax law, which rescinds the tax demand raised for the indirect transfer of Indian assets made before May 28, 2012 subject to specified conditions being met, may help attract more foreign investment to India as it sends a clear message that the country welcomes businesses, said the UK India Business […]

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Foreign investment in health care encouraged

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is expected to attract more foreign investment in the health system as the country continues to lag behind in Southeast Asia. In a discussion paper, the state-run Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) think tank argued that the country has long lagged behind neighboring countries in the region in terms […]

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Implementation of Plant Protection Law to Boost Exports and Attract Foreign Investment

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) says the implementation of the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) law will boost exports, attract foreign investment and provide more food to Nigerian citizens. Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO of NESG, said this at a conference hosted by the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) in Lagos on Thursday. The PVP 2021 law […]

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RCEP to attract more foreign investment

Ratifying the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will help the Philippines attract more foreign direct investment, a trade official said. “In addition to the huge domestic market of 110 million people, the Philippines offers access to the ASEAN market of over 600 million people, and other key markets through our free trade agreements. (FTA) and […]

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Foreign Investment in China Accelerates Despite Global Tensions: US Economist_英语频道_央视网(cctv.com)

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Xinhua) — Foreign direct investment and portfolio inflows into China continue to accelerate this year despite global economic and financial tensions, a renowned U.S. economist said Thursday. “As China continues to lead the global recovery from the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the business environment for foreign companies in […]

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Bangladesh will continue to attract foreign investment, defying slowdown: United States

Bangladesh will remain the most resilient country and will continue to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to live up to its image as a preferred location for global investors, despite the economic slowdown induced by Covid. This inference can be taken from a new report released by the US State Department. The US State Department […]

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United States: Bangladesh will continue to attract foreign investment

US State Department report finds Bangladesh lucrative for FDI despite pandemic-induced economic downturn across the world Bangladesh will continue to be resilient and attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to live up to its image as a preferred location for global investors, despite the economic downturn induced by Covid, according to a new report released by […]

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Foreign investment in Egyptian treasury bills up to EGP 349.9 billion in May 2021: CBE

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) revealed that foreign investment in Egyptian treasury bills (treasury bills) reached the equivalent of around EGP 349.9 billion in May 2021. The latter figure is compared to the equivalent of around EGP 326.9 billion in April 2021. In its monthly report released on Tuesday, the CBE said the total […]

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Qatar’s PPP law will provide greater support for private sector and foreign investment: al-Sharqi

Qatar’s PPP law would significantly help accelerate the country’s massive infrastructure development and provide greater support to the private sector and foreign investment, noted Qatar Chamber Director General Saleh bin Hamad al- Sharqi.The law paves the way for the launch of several investment projects in Qatar in various sectors including health, sports, tourism and education, […]

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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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How foreign investment in the digital ecosystem can catalyze a robust economy

Lesotho is a name that is unknown to most of us and that doesn’t ring a bell because we don’t know. It is a landlocked country within the borders of South Africa. A very small landlocked country, Lesotho is a more popular name in the United States and in European countries due to the fact […]

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Canadian government steps up national security reviews of foreign investments

Canada recently introduced new national security review provisions for foreign investment activities … [+] in the countryside. NurPhoto via Getty Images By Brian Mich and Natasha Moore The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry of Canada, François-Philippe Champagne, on March 24and released revised guidelines on reviewing national security investments. Canadian companies and international investors should […]

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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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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 […]

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Budget 2021: Government sets out measures to attract foreign investment to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (November 6): As part of its efforts to attract foreign investment to Malaysia, the government announced that one billion ringgit will be provided as a special incentive for high value-added technology investments in Malaysia. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz announced that the fund aims to support investments in research and development […]

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Removal of tax on dividend distributions will help attract foreign investment

In a bid to revive the Indian economy and restart an investment cycle in India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in an unprecedented move, reduced the corporate tax rate to 15% for new manufacturing companies and 22% for other companies. To move forward in this direction, the 2020 Union budget gives new impetus by abolishing the […]

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The nightmare of U.S. foreign investment taxation

Flagship financial education aims to help people with their financial well-being and provide individuals with the information they need for financial control, stability and simplicity. For several years, Beacon Financial Education has been very active in informing and educating Americans and people connected to the United States in the Netherlands on the FATCA puzzle (Foreign […]

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[ANALYSIS] Will Duterte’s new tax measure kill foreign investment?

The sequel to the controversial TRAIN law, called Citira, pits two key economic agencies against each other. Citira, which stands for Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Streamlining Act, is formerly known as the Trabaho Bill, which the House already passed its third and final reading in the previous Congress, but has ran out of time […]

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Duterte’s tax reform slows down foreign investment

MANILA – Foreign direct investment in the Philippines fell 4.4% year-on-year to $ 9.8 billion in 2018 as investors fear President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposed tax reform will harm the environment investment of the country. FDI fell for the first time since 2015. Duterte’s first two years in office saw record investment in the country. Although […]

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#NepaLeaks explained: Suspicious funds, tax havens and dodgy foreign investments

The Center for Investigative Journalism of Nepal released a report on Wednesday on how established and emerging businesses in Nepal are attracting investment from countries and territories that harbor illegal foreign wealth for the operation of cement factories, the betel nut trade and hotels. The five-part report is available on the CIJ website. Here we […]

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Protect your foreign investments against currency risk

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