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Date: Oct 2021

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Expo 2020 Dubai Opens The Doors To A New Future

All eyes were on Dubai as the world was invited to witness the lavish ceremony filled with breathtaking interiors, headlining acts, fireworks and the power of global collaboration. Read more

UAE pledges to expand investment in Britain this year

The United Arab Emirates could invest at least a further 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) in the United Kingdom this year after pledging 10 billion pounds this week to its investment partnership with the British government. Read more

Interest in sustainable investing on the rise in UAE, survey finds

Seven in 10 investors in Emirates wish to leave a positive legacy, says Standard Chartered. Read more

India to invest $599m in export underwriter over five years

The Indian government has announced it will invest INR44bn ($592m) in export underwriter ECGC Ltd over the next five years, massively boosting the country’s export capacity and creating new jobs. Read more

How investment in EXPO 2020 will pay off for UAE economy, burnish Dubai brand

In return for the billions of dirhams spent on the event, UAE policymakers expect a long-term economic "legacy". Read more

Morocco Among Best Investment Destinations in Africa

The country ranked second, scoring higher than South Africa and Nigeria. Read more

Prosper Africa Reboot Revitalizes Investment Opportunities in Africa

The United States (US) government’s Prosper Africa project is committed to increasing trade with African countries and incentivizing American companies to invest in projects, particularly clean energy, climate solutions, health, and digital technology projects, across the African continent. Read more

Canadian investment group to acquire stake in Investcorp-backed advisory ICR

Quebec-based CDPQ will buy a sizeable stake in ICR, while Investcorp will continue to remain an investor in the company. Read more

Ford and SK Innovation to spend $11 billion, create 11,000 jobs on new U.S. EV and battery plants

The investment includes two lithium-ion battery plants in central Kentucky and a 3,600-acre campus in west Tennessee called Blue Oval City. Read more

Mitsubishi invests in Laos wind farm project, biggest in Southeast Asia

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp. has invested in a massive wind power plant project in Laos to deliver electricity to Vietnam, in what would be the biggest onshore wind farm in Southeast Asia. Read more

Sun cable to invest $2.5 bln in Indonesia on Singapore power link

Sun cable, an Australian-Singapore venture, will invest $2.5 billion in Indonesia as part of an ambitious solar power project to provide Singapore with up to 15% of its energy requirements. Read more

Southeast Asia’s online marketplace Carousell is now valued at $1.1 billion

Southeast Asia’s online classifieds business Carousell on Wednesday said it raised $100 million in fresh funds that valued the company at over a billion dollars. Read more

Back-office as a service: Brazilian BHub announces BRL 23 million pre-seed round

By 2022, Sirius intends to have in its portfolio up to ten six-month courses, with classes of up to 100 students. And in the next five years, it wants to reach all regions of Brazil. Read more

LET'S Delivery raises BRL 2.1 million

The startup created a solution that unifies all delivery orders in a single platform, so restaurants can manage orders from iFood, Rappi, Uber Eats, and others on one platform. Read more

Investors to pour $18.6 billion into Latin American startups this year.

A report from the venture capital firm points out that not only the volume, but the number of deals will grow in the region. Read more

U.S. Businesses Invested over 2 Billion Dollars in the Russian Economy

American companies operating in Russia made direct investments amounting to a total of $2 billion. Read more

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