The recently signed RCEP trade agreement encourages even closer ties with China, but this puts New Zealand's long-term interests at risk.
Zimbabwe wants to issue a sovereign bond to raise $3.5 billion it has agreed to pay as compensation to white farmers, but the economic and political conditions aren't conducive to such an issuance.
The coronavirus is accelerating the deglobalization process. Here's why that's happening and what it means for the post-pandemic future.
Frequently used phrases to frame discussion about Chinese capital in Africa don't allow for the interrogation of the actual behaviour, practices and possibilities of Chinese capital.
African governments need to spend more effort on maximising the impact of foreign direct investment on economic growth
African states may have an alternative funding source they could harness during times of crisis: diaspora investment.
There is concern that Nigeria's attitude towards foreign direct investors may erode inward capital flows.
State governments in Nigeria are increasingly playing the role reserved for the federal government.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery
Poland and Hungary have recently clashed with Brussels over democratic freedoms, but economic drivers are at play, too.
China is now the world's second-largest international investor. Should the US and Europe be scared?
With Britain’s exit from the EU, China is losing a champion on similar trade and investment issues.
The road to Brexit looks long and winding, but it seems extremely unlikely that any outcome which threatens the long-term viability of foreign investment in the UK will be tenable.
Africa needs billions of dollars to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. Its not clear where this money will come from.
As the budget deficit fades from political view, anxiety shifts to the much wider current account deficit. It may signal UK dynamism, but neither financing nor closing it look easy after Brexit.
Robert Mugabe's indigenisation laws demand that companies operating in Zimbabwe transfer most of their capital into local hands.
Foreign investment could fall by close to a quarter, harming productivity and incomes if Britain leaves the EU, according to new research.
Economic growth forecasts for Mozambique are being revised down. The country needs to safeguard economic stability by taking steps to break with the past.
Real estate has become a 'soft' power tool in the world of international politics.