foreign investment

Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has welcomed the keenness of British investors in Pakistan particularly in Karachi, the country’s economic hub and in this regard assured all possible support from the government. He in this regard also lauded the role of British Business Centre in Karachi for the promotion of trade and investment in Pakistan.

Japan and South Korea are building on a long interest in a country notable for its cheap labour and 90m-strong consumer market. From Hanoi’s point of view, there is a political imperative to draw more foreign investment because of structural economic problems such as bad debts and inefficient state companies, which have dragged Vietnam’s growth down from above 7 per cent a year before the western financial crisis to 5.4 per cent in 2013.

February 27, 2015

India with its quest for attracting greater foreign direct investments (FDI) has stepped up its diplomatic efforts around the world. These have gained a renewed vigour after the country relaxed FDI norms and shortlisted as many as 25 sectors to attract investments under the ambitious ‘Make-in-India’ programme.

The African continent is changing. Strong population and economic growth, natural and agricultural resources, and an emerging middle class have resulted in growth which attracts international investors.

The Embassy of Israel will on Tuesday, March 3 hold breakfast meeting for government officials, agricultural companies, farmers, agro-processors, financial and investment institutions.

Desmond Swayne, the UK Minister for International Development, is currently in Nepal on a three-day visit. Swayne, who arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday, is scheduled to oversee DFID’s bilateral programs and  its efforts on combating poverty and promoting economic growth in Nepal. 

The investment outlook in the UAE appears to be very promising as the emirate offers excellent infrastructure, political and economic stability, a tax free environment and an ideal geographical location, according to top official of Shurooq.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ask New Delhi's envoys in over 160 countries to focus on economic diplomacy to help government attract investment and transform the 'Make-in-India' campaign a success to boost growth during the annual heads of missions conference that started in Delhi on Friday.