Country Reports

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Vienna: Green. Clean. Smart.

Substantial investment in digital, sustainable and other innovative technologies has enabled Austria's stunning capital to spearhead Europe's smart city revolution. Read More


Uruguay: A Land Of Enticing New Opportunities

With a robust, diverse economy and big ambitions to become a world leader in clean energy, the stunning Latin American nation is a welcoming haven for investors, tourists and new residents. Read More


Japan Takes On The Infrastructure Challenges Of The 21st Century

Greener, stronger, and more resilient to natural disasters, when it comes to infrastructure, Japanese companies have gained considerable expertise in maintenance and repair, disaster prevention and carbon-reducing technologies, and are ready to take their know-how globally to countries facing similar issues as Japan. Read More


Saxony Anhalt: Inspiring Germany's future

Best known for its vast industrial and cultural heritage, the German region is the ideal place to invest, live and work in today. Read More


THE BAHAMAS: BASKS IN RENEWED SPIRIT OF OPTIMISM

The country with the clearest water on earth is entering a new era of prosperity driven by a resurgence in tourism, financial services & foreign investment all across this warm-hearted & outward-looking island nation. With editorial & full interviews from its leading personalities, read the full report here.... Read More


North Rhine-Westphalia: Europe's heartbeat

As the most important economic region in Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia attracts international investors in emerging digital and green technologies for sectors such as industry, energy, mobility and biotechnology. Join the beat! Read More


Malaysia: Towards a High-Income Future

One of the world's most open economies, Malaysia has seen a trade-to-GDP ratio of over 130% since 2010, according to the World Bank, which notes that this stance "has been instrumental in employment creation and income growth". Read More


TAMER GROUP: A HEALTHCARE LEADER CELEBRATES 100 YEARS

For more than 100 years, Tamer Group has been committed to enhancing the wellness of the Saudi people. Its rapid expansion is representative of a period of historic social & cultural change that is currently underway in Saudi Arabia. For more information about the dynamic Tamer Group, please read more here. Read More


Monozukuri gives Japan's niche players a competitive edge

While Japan has faced increasingly larger competition from the likes of China, South Korea and South- east Asia in recent decades, many Japanese SME manufacturers have maintained large global market shares in B2B markets and niche fields characterized by high-mix, low-volume production. Working behind the scenes by supplying high-quality parts, materials and machinery, these niche companies are the so-called 'hidden champi- ons' of Japanese manufacturing. Read More


How Tokyo Could Become a Thriving Circular City

Faced with the global environmental crisis of climate change, it's imperative for Japan to build a circular economy—one that utilizes its limited resources efficiently. Read More


Greece: Clear Skies Ahead For Greek Economy

The Greek economy is experiencing a strong upswing, growing by 8.3% in 2021, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority, driven by an 8.8% rise in consumer spending and 24.1% jumps in both private investments and exports. Read More


Sii

The largest technology consulting, digital transformation, BPO, and engineering services vendor in Poland, Sii is leading the way in showcasing the country's strengths in ICT. Employing over 7 000 specialists, the company has achieved 30% organic annual growth in recent years, a performance it expects to match in 2022 while seeking new business opportunities across Europe for its growing delivery centers throughout Poland. Read More


Colombia: Unstoppable

Colombia is one of the success stories of the Americas. With President Iván Duque coming to the end of his term, he leaves the Andean nation in the best shape yet. Read More


Italy: Top-quality Leadership And Manufacturing Drive Economic Bounce-back

Over the past 75 years, Italy's economy has transformed from one of the weakest in Europe to one of the strongest, supported by its powerhouse manufacturing, tourism industries and sought-after Made in Italy products. Read More


Japan: Building Innovation For The 21st Century

With much of Japan's modern infrastructure dating back to the country's post-war economic boom of the 1960s, the biggest task for the nation's construction industry today is the maintenance and repair of existing roads, bridges and buildings. Hence, Japan's innovative construction firm are ensuring the reinforcement of structures with the latest disaster prevention technologies. Read More


Scotland: A green industrial powerhouse

Beyond its beautiful highlands lie a number of key sectors and powerful industries that are pushing Scotland ahead in innovation and the green economy. Read More


Championing Monozukuri And Sustainability

Faced with a dwindling domestic market due to Japan's aging population, Japanese SME manufacturers have focused more attention on expanding overseas. While championing monozukuri, these Nippon SMEs are also strongly advocating sustainability, which is an especially pertinent topic for those engaged in the manufacture of fast disposable goods. Read More


Ecuador: Looking To A Brighter Future

Ecuador is increasingly on the radar of companies looking to invest in Latin America, with the economy growing and a sense that the country is finally putting the past behind it, especially following the appointment of Guillermo Lasso, a former banker, as president in May 2021. Read More


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Rebranding Florida For the Future

Doers and dreamers are staking their fortunes and futures on the Sunshine State. Read More


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United Arab Emirates, Where the Future is Now

COVID-19 has speeded the adoption of digital technologies by several years pushing companies over the technology tipping point. Read More


Belgium: Putting the pandemic behind it, and looking to a bright future

While Belgium's economy was badly hit by the global pandemic, the country has bounced back strongly. Belgium's GDP rose by 6.1% in 2021, according to the National Bank of Belgium, with the country's manufacturing sector up 3.3% in the last quarter of 2021 alone. Read More


Driving Innovation With Unique Technologies

Japan, Driving by innovation with unique technologies, is excelling in niche B2B fields, where lesser-known Japanese firms provide technologies, components and machinery, most notably in the fields of automotive, electronics, semiconductors, materials science and other high-tech manufactur- ing segments. Read More


Luxembourg: Invested in Innovation

Best known for its vast financial sector, Luxembourg also boasts one of the EU's strongest research and innovation ecosystems, which has enabled it to take the lead in various emerging and evolving industries. Read More


Japan To Lead Way In Global Healthcare Challenges

Japan is the third largest pharmaceutical market and fourth largest medical technology market in the world. Moving forward, Japan's pharmaceutical and healthcare companies aim to place themselves at the forefront of global health challenges, from developing treatments for rare diseases, prevalent illnesses and cancer, to addressing the healthcare issue brought about by an aging population. Read More


Angola: Becoming a key hub for the African continent

In recent decades Angola, Africa's second biggest oil producer, has been one of the fastest-growing economies on the continent. Read More


Building a new world: Japan's infrastructure and construction leaders take their expertise global

From a Shinkansen railway system boasting zero passenger fatalities in 50 years of operation to the world's longest suspension bridge connecting Awaji Island to Kobe, Japan is recognized as a global leader in construction and infra- structure. Read More


Denmark: A frontrunner in Europe

The Danes have not only mastered their own green economic transition, but they've also turned their country into the most digitalized and business-friendly place in Europe. Read More


Digitalization To Trigger Changes In Japan's Construction And Real Estate Sectors

Japanese companies now see digital transformation (DX) as a way to create new business models or modify existing ones by taking ad- vantage of new digital technologies and many firms in the real estate and construction sectors are leading the pack. Read More


A New Era Of Economic Sustainability

Investment in Italy surged 15.8% in 2021 and is expected to expand at an annual average 5.7% in 2022-23, according to a December 2021 report by global professional services company PWC, as the country reasserts its position as one of the world's leading business destinations. Read More


Japan's Hidden Champions In The Spotlight

Japanese manufacturing's true strength of Japanese industry lies largely with the smaller, lesser-known companies that provide high- quality products, parts and machinery as B2B manufacturers, having put themselves at the forefront of the latest global shifts. Read More


Monozukuri Gives Japan Its Competitive Edge

The 'Made in Japan' brand has built its global reputation over the past few decades based on its 'monozukuri' philosophy. A manufacturing philosophy concerned with high-quality craftsmanship, innovation and meeting ever-changing demands. Read More


Italy: Political Stability Leads To Strong Economic Growth

In the early days of the pandemic Italy was one of the hardest-hit countries, but since last year the European Union nation has been firmly looking to its future, while aiming to put behind it decades of slow growth and perceived economic stagnation. Read More


Thailand: Leading The Way In Sustainability

The Thai economy could surge by 5-6% in 2022, according to official estimates, as the Asian tiger economy puts the worst of the covid-19 pandemic behind it and benefits from strong long-term policymaking that emphasizes sustainability and circularity. The economy will be supported by $18bn of investment pledges made by the government, as well as the global recovery, which will favour open, pro-business countries such as Thailand. Read More


Spain: Recovery,Transformation And Resilience

Having bounced back strongly after more than a year of pandemic-induced crisis, Spain's economy is gaining momentum. Real GDP growth is set to hit 4.6% in 2021 and employment soared, exceeding pre-pandemic levels by October. Read More


Monozukuri Gives Japan Its Competitive Edge

Made world famous by Toyota, monozukuri is a concept found at the core of all Japanese manufacturers - from those making cars to those making cardboard boxes. Read More


Kenya — Silicon Savannah

For more than quarter of a century, the Kenyan economic story has been one of consistent and exponential growth, especially over the last ten years. Read More


Qatar: Vision and diversification drive new era of growth

Unlike many economies severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Qatar emerged from the crisis relatively unscathed. The Qatari economy started 2021 under relatively favourable conditions – although oil prices plummeted in 2020, its fiscal and current accounts were in good shape, with mid-term growth prospects significantly bolstered by plans to add new natural gas export capacity. Read More


The Niche Purveyors of Japanese Monozukuri

In this investigative report, we delve into how Japan's manufacturing industry, and the philosophy that underpins it, are crucial to our everyday lives. Read More


Octaspring: Revolutionizing The Concept Of Comfort

Discover the transformative foam technology that sets new global standards for comfort, sustainability and personalization in a wide variety of areas including bedding, aerospace, transportation, furniture, apparel and footwear. Read More


Singapore: Ahead of the Curve

Long established as a global center for finance and trading, Asia's smart nation hits a new inflection point through digital transformation. Read More


Italy: Leading European Recovery With Quality And Innovation

One of the first and hardest-hit by the pandemic in Europe, Italy's bounce back has also been one of the strongest on the continent. The European Commission recently forecast real GDP growth will hit 6.2% this year, up from 5% in earlier projections, and as the biggest single beneficiary of European Union recovery fund spending, green and digital investment is set to soar. Read More


Japanese Construction Leading The Way For A Greener World

In this report, we uncover how Japanese firms are leveraging their environmental expertise to provide efficient and safe infrastructure to ASEAN and beyond. Read More


Greece: A New Way Of Life

Discover how the country has reinvented itself for the digital age to become a hotspot for those looking to visit, live or work in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Read More


Ireland: Ready For A New World

Irish innovation, resilience and partnerships are shaping the future of global business. Discover how Irish businesses are helping industries adapt and thrive. Read more


France: Leading Europe's Green And Digital Revolutions

Having already made major strides in service economy growth and digital development prior to the pandemic, France is capitalizing on the opportunities offered by the Covid-19 crisis to advance one of Europe's most forward-thinking and ambitious development agendas. Read More


Ukraine: Resilience And Reforms For A New Era Of Growth

Home to a large internal market, vast agricultural, energy, and mineral resources, and occupying a strategic geographic position at the crossroads of Europe and Eurasia, Ukraine's star is rising fast. Read More


Slovenia: Green, Creative And Smart

A small nation, nestled in the center of Europe, Slovenia is punching well above its weight when it comes to sustainability and innovation. Read More


The Might of Monozukuri: How Japanese Companies Remain Untouchable In Many Niche Fields

As the world economy ramps up in the wake of a two year downturn caused by Covid-19, Japanese firms are poised to meet ever changing demands. Read More


UAE Commitment to Partnership and Multilateralism With Bid to Host COP 28

The United Arab Emirates is a country with a region-wide reputation as a first mover on climate action. The first country in the Gulf to commit to an economy-wide reduction in emissions by 2030 and the first to commit to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the UAE has put forward its bid to host COP28. Read More


SDA Holding: International Vehicle Distributor Grows from Africa to Europe and Beyond

A leading international distributor of premium brand vehicles and machinery, SDA Holding employs more than 2000 people across its operations, and expects to record a consolidated turnover of €1 billion this year on the strength of resurgent global demand and post-pandemic recovery. Read More


CMIC: Japan's Personal Health Value Creator

CMIC Group is the largest clinical CRO in Japan, providing comprehensive services in drug development, clinical site management, clinical to commercial GDP manufacturing, regulatory consulting and contract sales & marketing solutions. Read More


Belgium: Europe's Sustainable Innovator Goes From Strength to Strength

Having weathered the worst of an unprecedented global crisis with remarkable resiliency, the Belgian economy is bouncing back big. Though the country is small, with a population of just 11.5 million, its open economy, robust infrastructure, highly-skilled workforce, and enviable position in the heart of Europe has given Belgium a distinct set of competitive advantages. Read More


Japanese Firms Blend Tradition and Innovation Through Monozukuri

In a country renowned for seamlessly blending tradition and innovation in manufacturing, Japanese firms strive to deliver high-quality products constantly adapted to the ever changing demands of the modern world. Read More


Turks And Caicos: More than paradise

In the era of remote work, where would you like to live? Famous for luxury tourism, Turks and Caicos welcomes sustainable living, business and investment. Read More


Dubai Islamic Bank: The Future of Finance is Ethical

Customer care and a robust digital platform are Dubai Islamic Bank's key essentials for staying the course over the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). DIB's sustainable and innovative banking are facing the future of finance head-on. Read More


The niche purveyors of Japanese monozukuri

Supported by the unique philosophy of Monozukuri (craftmanship), a number of Japanese manufacturers have developed unique technologies to become global niche leaders in complex industrial fields. Read More


Brazil: Reform And Investment Driving Growth

The International Monetary Fund has forecast that Brazil will achieve stellar growth of 5.3% in 2021, with the organisation's most recent consultation on the country noting that "good policies had positioned the Brazilian economy to take off in 2020" before the pandemic hit. Read More


Inspiring Chile

Discover how Chile has responded to change with multiple transformative projects, which seek to make it a more sustainable country that leaves a mark on science and knowledge. Read More


Saudi Arabia: The Transformation Continues

Ongoing modernization, internationalization and diversification from oil have laid the foundations for economic resilience and a vibrant society. Discover why Saudi Arabia is looking to the future with optimism. Read More


A new era for Northern Ireland

Neither Brexit or COVID have tarnished the flow of international investment into the U.K. region, quite the opposite in fact. Find out why Northern Ireland has achieved such success with investors. Read More


DEFEND3D : Democratizing innovation

DEFEND3D's software solution, Virtual Inventory Communications Interface (VICI) is enabling end to end secure transmission for remote additive manufacturing with its One-Click Print. Read More


Ecuador : Bouncing back with trade and investment

Ecuador's vast oil reserves and abundant natural resources have kept it on a steady growth path over the previous decade. The economy was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with GDP contracting by 7.5% last year, although the country won praise from the World Bank for taking decisive actions to mitigate the worst of the crisis. Growth is forecast to surge by 9.5 percentage points this year as a result. Read More


Spain : Europe's economic success story takes center stage

Spain's economic successes have been overlooked in the past, but the country is fast becoming western Europe's rising star. As it emerges from the shadows of the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is poised to accelerate a recent upwards trajectory, supported by one of the most ambitious and well-fi nanced reform and recovery agendas in the entire European Union (EU), and big plans for green and digital development. Read more.


Ireland: A Land Of Opportunity

A stable base in a changing world that fosters innovation and productive partnerships, the Emerald Isle is a natural place to put down roots. Discover how Ireland helps businesses grow. Read more.


Mexico: Exports and infrastructure drive post-pandemic growth

As it emerges from the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic, Mexico is set to ride the wave of soaring global demand for key manufactured exports, with domestic growth underpinned by strong government support measures aimed at protecting the most vulnerable during the crisis. Read more.


Live And Work Around The World

A plethora of investment-migration options now offer investors, their families and digital nomads the chance to live the life of their dreams. Discover more in our exclusive global investment guide to citizenship and residency. Read more.


Hell Energy: Hungary's Canned Power

Introducing the most dynamic and sustainable performer in today's global energy drink sector. Read more.


South Africa: Stable, diversified, and bouncing back fast

While South Africa's economy was severely impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, the country's macroeconomic fundamentals remain solid. It is Africa's most stable, modern, and well-diversified economy, and rising global inflation has seen demand for key exports surge in recent months. Read more.


Ireland: New Dawn, New Opportunities

Having thrived under the double challenge of COVID-19 and Brexit, find out why Ireland's export-led entrepreneurs are expecting an even brighter future. Read more.


Malta: Live and work in the Pearl of the Mediterranean

With new citizenship and residency by investment programs plus an upcoming digital nomad residence permit, find out why the stunning island nation is the destination of choice for global investors, entrepreneurs and remote workers. Read more.


Bank of Georgia

With a market share of around 40% in loans and deposits and a customer base totalling upwards of 2.3m individual retail customers and around 233,000 businesses, Bank of Georgia is at the forefront of Georgia's economic growth. Read more.


Trinidad and Tobago

The ambitious island nation is taking advantage of new technology and diversifying its economic portfolio. Read more.


Brazil

As the world's ninth-largest economy and Latin America's economic powerhouse, Brazil is set to witness one of the strongest post-pandemic rebounds in the region. Read more.


Ireland: Small nation, big impact

With 3.4 percent GDP growth recorded in 2020 in spite of the raging pandemic and upcoming Brexit, the Irish economy has taken the world by surprise. Read more.


Jamaica: An Outsized Influence

A nation's dedication to economic reforms brings dividends for all stakeholders. Read more.


Live and work in Bermuda

The beautiful island nation is positioning itself as the perfect base for top professionals seeking to embrace the emerging trend of home working. Read more.


The Race to Build the World

Leveraging on their technology and experience in delivering high-quality infrastructure projects and machinery, Japanese companies are set to play a major role in infrastructure drives in Asia and North America over the coming years. Read more.


Japanese makers of beauty-products, pens and toys bring their unmistakable quality to the world

Armed with superior technologies and heavy investments into R&D, Japanese makers of beauty and skin-care products, pens and toys are bringing the "made by Japan" seal of quality to international markets. Read more.


Finland's unique growth story stands out in Europe

The country is powering through a pandemic that brought global growth to a standstill, supported by its world-leading tech sector and innovative industries. The Finnish economy will have one of the mildest recessions in the eurozone this year, while millions of government investment has been earmarked for recovery spending. Read more.


Croatia: Innovation & Sustainability in the Heartland

A solid base for investments and authentic tourism awaits in Continental Croatia. Read more.


Hungary: Transformation and Innovation

The dynamic Central European nation has turned itself into a vibrant and diversified industrial powerhouse. Many investors are now betting the country will stage a rapid economic recovery post COVID-19. Read more.


Macedonia: Tikves Winery

Tikves wines have won more wine competition awards than any other South East European winery. It is the only winery from SEE region, with ten wines given 90 or more points by influential wine critic Robert Parker. Read more.


Paraguay - Latin America's rising star

Benefitting from robust macroeconomic fundamentals, abundant natural resources, and fast-growing manufacturing and services sectors, Paraguay is a rising star in Latin America. Read more.


Kaizen and Monozukuri: The distinguishing factors behind Japanese manufacturing quality

In the face of regional competition, Japanese manufacturers continue to distinguish themselves through Kaizen, Monozukuri and continuous product development finely attuned to the needs of clients, industry and society. Read more.


Portugal reboots with sustainability drive

Discover how the resilient Iberian nation has fast-tracked its plans to embrace an innovation-led economy and carbon neutrality. Read more.


Nigeria - Africa's Economic Powerhouse II

Africa's biggest oil exporter and holder of the continent's largest natural gas reserves, Nigeria has led Africa's growth over the previous decade. Read more.



Bahrain

STC Bahrain is leading the country's digital revolution and, in line with Bahrain Economic Vision 2030, supports the country's economic development. Read more.


Dominica: Live and work on a tropical island

As the remote-working revolution sweeps the globe, discover why this Caribbean Nature Isle is the perfect place for digital nomads. Read more.


Malawi: A new era begins

With a dynamic new administration led by President Lazarus Chakwera, Malawi's ambitious vision for inclusive economic development is turning it into one of Africa's best investment destinations. Find out more.


Senegal

While Europe and North America grappled with crippling pandemic recessions, Fitch Solutions projects Senegal's GDP growth to have hit 3.1% in 2020 and to rise to 5.5% in 2021. Read more.


Mexican Caribbean - Back to Paradise

Rediscover Cancun, Riviera Maya, Tulum and Cozumel.
Experience a diverse region of Mexico unlike any other in the world. Turquoise waters, impeccable beaches, tropical jungles, Mayan archeological sites, underground rivers, beautiful islands, lagoons and lush landscapes are just the starting point. Read more.


Egypt - MENA's Growth Driver

Despite COVID-19, Egypt expects economic growth between 2.8 and 4% in 2021, becoming the only MENA economy to expand in 2020. Read more.


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Cameroon's Electricity Sector

Cameroon's steady recent economic growth has been underpinned by rising levels of electrification, making it one of the best-connected countries in in West Africa. Read more.


Hungary - From manufacturing hub to innovation and R&D center

With its pro-business agenda and open-border policy for investors, the Central European nation is hoping to bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, while making greater strides toward innovation, research and development. Read more.


Ghana - The Investors' Choice in Africa

Influenced by government initiatives to introduce a more favorable taxation structure and having undergone extensive reforms, the economy of Ghana is becoming an economic powerhouse on the African continent. Read more.


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Portugal - Find your dream home in Portugal

From iconic city condominiums to rural and seaside idylls, discover how Vanguard Properties' unique luxury real estate developments are exceeding expectations by turning lifestyles into art forms. Read more.


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Nigeria - Africa's Economic Powerhouse I

Africa's biggest oil exporter and holding the continent's largest natural gas reserves, Nigeria has led Africa's growth over the previous decade. Read more.


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Antigua and Barbuda - Invest, live and work in paradise

Discover how the Caribbean islands' globally competitive citizenship and residency program offers you and your family the opportunity to enjoy a better quality of life in 2021. Read more.


Panama - Central America's Leading Investment Destination

Panama is expected to rebound strongly in 2021, with growth forecasted between 4% and 7%. Read more.


Green Coast - Luxury Living in the Albanian Riviera

With its unrivalled views and ideal location in the heart of the Albanian Riviera, Green Coast Resort and Residences offers prescient investors the chance to benefit from Albania's impending tourism rebound. Read more.


The Netherlands - Home of Innovation

With a reputation as one of Europe's most connected, digitized, and innovative economies, the Netherlands recently overtook the UK as the top recipient of FDI inflows in Europe. Read more.


Saudi Arabia - Building new benchmarks

The kingdom's groundbreaking hosting of this month's G20 Leaders' Summit puts its stunning transformation in the global spotlight. Discover how Saudi Arabia is realizing opportunities for all. Read more.


Andbank Group - Wealth Meets Innovation

Based in Andorra, Andbank Group is a truly international conglomerate: it holds five banking licenses and has a presence in 12 countries, with 39 offices spread around the world, from Miami to Monaco to Zurich. Read more.


Finland: Sustainability and Innovation

The country is powering through a pandemic that brought global growth to a standstill, supported by its world-leading tech sector and innovative industries. The Finnish economy will have one of the mildest recessions in the eurozone this year, while millions of government investment has been earmarked for recovery spending. Read more.


Serbia has risen to become the leading investment location in Central and Eastern Europe

Offering customs-free access to 15% of the global market, a young, talented workforce, and high potential for future growth in sectors such as construction and IT. Read more.


Iceland: Transcending global challenges

Having engineered an exceptional rebound from financial turmoil in 2008, Iceland has approached the COVID-19 crisis in a similarly unique way. What can the world learn from this sustainable, innovative and resilient nation? Read more.


Switzerland Country Report

Switzerland: Innovation against the pandemic

Could Switzerland, one of the world's wealthiest and most innovative nations, hold the answers to the current global economic, social and health crisis? Read more.


Greece Country Report 2020

Greece: Greece marches forward (July 2020)

Greece's widely praised management of COVID-19 makes the Mediterranean country one of the safest and most rewarding places in the world for tourists and investors in 2020. Read more.


Saudi Arabia Country Report

Saudi Arabia: Accelerates Ahead

With interest from international investors up 70 percent in 2019, Saudi Arabia is becoming an investment powerhouse—a transformation supported by its flourishing financial services industry and rapidly expanding private sector. Read more.


Greece: Leaping Into The New Decade (January 2020)

Discover how a new pro-business government has acted quickly to introduce reforms that are stimulating economic growth, fast track large-scale developments and attract investments to both traditional and emerging sectors. Read More.


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Morocco: The world's gateway to Africa
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The kingdom's reputation as a leading destination for investment and trade within the African continent is supported by highly regarded professional services sectors and innovative manufacturing industries.
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Malaysia Country Report

Malaysia: Focused on the future

Foreign direct investment in the Asian country has doubled in 2019 due to its strong economic growth, business climate, strategic location, natural resources and rising confidence in its new government.
Read more.


Botswana Country Report

Botswana: Africa's jewel for business

Discover why the stable, ambitious, business-friendly and stunningly beautiful Southern African country is currently attracting significant investment to a wide range of its resource- and knowledge-based sectors. Read here.


Mauritius

Mauritius: The perfect gateway to Africa

The World Bank's easiest place to do business in Africa in 2020 is an idyllic island nation in the Indian Ocean that continues to cement its position as a dynamic trade and investment hub. Read more.


Portugal Country Report

Portugal: Is a greener future within reach?

Leading development, engineering, procurement, construction and finance firm MCA Group is confident it has the answer and its clients around the world agree. Find out why.


Gabon

Gabon: Oil-rich Gabon looks to a new future

Africa's fifth-largest producer seeks to diversify its economy in order to reduce its dependence on oil. Here's how.


Austria

Austria: At the heart of European innovation

Austria's tech-savvy hidden champions are catapulting global advanced manufacturing into the next decade. Here's how - Part 1, Part 2.


Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein: Simply innovative

As the Alpine country celebrates 300 years of historic success, it continues to offer the ideal environment for today's innovators. Here's how.


Namibia

Namibia: Africa's economic gateway

Blending enviable political and social stability with a business-friendly approach, ambitious Namibia's geo-strategic position offers international investors intelligent access to the markets of southern Africa and beyond. Read more.


Paraguay

Paraguay: Ideal investment conditions

Discover how a new, business-friendly government and the world's largest generator of renewable energy are turning one of Latin America's fastest-growing economies into a hotspot for international investors. Read more.


Morocco

Morocco: The kingdom enters a new growth phase (Part 1)

With a wide range of opportunities opening up in the African country, the export and investment agency AMDIE explains why 2019 is the year you should invest in Morocco. Read more.


Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago: Center stage

The hydrocarbon-rich Caribbean islands are fast becoming a regional hub in many other sectors, including transport, logistics, manufacturing, real estate and financial services. Find out more.


Malta

Malta: Innovation in the heart of the Med

The booming European economy has tapped into innovative and advanced high-growth industries, and cemented its reputation for financial services by launching the world's first legislative framework for blockchain. Read more.


Canary Island Country Report

Canary Islands: Setting the Pace in Sustainability

These Spanish islands off the west coast of Africa, have long prospered from their unique geographical position. Along with a subtropical climate, clear skies and stunning landscapes, the archipelago benefits from the political stability and the open, democratic culture of Europe. Over the centuries the islands have become a natural staging point for travelers and traders on their way to and from three continents and the Canaries remain open to modern business, investments and tourists alike. Read here.


Colombia Country Report

Colombia: The Time is Now

Colombia is living a moment. With President Iván Duque one year into his tenure, the Andean nation is shrugging off its unfair reputation and proving just how vast its previously untapped potential was. Read here.


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Croatian Regions of Istria & Kvarner: Paradise in the Heart of Europe

Responsible and sustainable tourism is paying significant social and economic dividends for these stunning Croatian coastal regions. Read more.


Dalmatia

Dalmatia: Amazing Dalmatia

On the southern coast of Croatia, the stunning region of Dalmatia is leading the way toward a new vision of responsible tourism, one in which preserving heritage and protecting communities matters more than making a fast buck.
Sustainability means responsibility in Dalmatia. Read more here.


Finland

Finland: Finnish innovation for a brighter future

Finland is trust and quality; Finland is collaboration and innovation; Finland is creating Nordic solutions to global problems; Finland is the future. Find out how Finnish innovation is transforming an array of global industries, from smart healthcare to cloud technology - you can trust in Finland, Here's how.


Guatemala

Guatemala: The Heart of the Mayan World

A trip to Guatemala is an invitation to immerse yourself in history, culture, tradition and romance. Read more.


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Kenya: Centum Investment

Established in 1967 as a Nairobi-based investment company and now listed on exchanges in Nairobi and Kampala, Centum Investment Company has risen to become a leading vehicle for growth and diversification in East Africa. Read More.


Qatar Country Report

Qatar: The Transition to a Knowledge Based Economy

Qatar is one of the fast-growing regional economies and among the most promising in the MENA region, maintaining balanced growth rates despite various global challenges. Read more.


Singapore Country Report

Singapore: Looking to the Future

Known worldwide as a top business, banking, and investment destination, Singapore has sustained its stellar international reputation for decades. Read more.


Taiwan Country Report v1

Taiwan: The New Benchmark of Quality Through

Discover how innovation has revolutionized traditional industries in Taiwan while accelerating the development of the current phenomena such as AI and blockchain and learn how this astonishing transformation has been possible in the space of a decade. Find out more.


Turkey Country Report

Turkey: Strength in Adversity

More than two decades of rapid economic expansion have cemented Turkey's position as a dominant regional economic power and rising global power. Find out more.

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Turkey: Polisan Holding

Active in paint, chemicals, port operations, and real estate, Polisan Holding has withstood the test of time with a tried-and-true strategy emphasizing partnerships, innovation, and finding new opportunities during even the toughest economic conditions. Find out more.


UAE Country Report

UAE: How innovation is transforming a nation

It all began with a master innovator. The UAE's founding father, Sheikh Zayed, was a man with big ideas, open to new methods and peoples. Today the country masters Blockchain, hosts 200 nationalities and ranks first in innovation in the Arab World. Find out more.