» 09/30/2005, 00.00
Foreign investments grow 51 per cent in Mideast
Chinese mines to open to foreign investments
The world's largest coal mining company is interested in Chinese coal. Without radical overhaul of safety measures, thousands of mines will close.
Bengal to uproot over 100,000 farmers to make way for industry
The Communist government of Kolkata wants to set up special economic zones with privileged conditions for foreign investors. But it decided to wipe out 38 villages without consulting the residents. This has led to an uprising and an attack on the local party office. Clashes on the streets left a policeman dead yesterday.
Foreign direct investments down, foreign exchange reserves way up
The government releases figures for 2009, showing a 2.6 per cent drop in foreign direct investments over the previous year. It also shows that foreign exchange reserves keep on rising, and now total US$ 2.399 trillion. The danger of speculation looms over the horizon.
27/06/2016 22:08:00 IRAN
As sanctions ease, foreign investment to pour billions of dollars into Iran
In terms of greenfield investments, Iran was ranked 12th of 14 between 2003 and 2015 with a 1.6 per cent market share. This year, the Islamic Republic jumped to third place, behind the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia with an 11 per cent share. Jobs and capital spending are also up. South Korea and Germany are the main investors.
Asia's growth to slip in 2005
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