Category Archives: FDI

Putting Gävleborg on the map: The GIS capital of Europe continues to grow

In a rapidly changing world, with new global challenges and opportunities, geospatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will help companies and organisations to navigate to a better future. GIS is becoming an increasingly important everyday tool for companies to understand their processes, reduce environmental impacts and increase business performance. Gävle and the Gävleborg region, in Sweden, has developed into the GIS capital of Europe over the past 15 years, with a world-leading GIS industry and research competence.

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The City of Madrid

Madrid is an open-minded city where culture, entertainment and business share an attractive, thriving space. Thanks to its modern and cosmopolitan flare and to the friendly character of Madrilenians, the Spanish capital makes everyone feel right at home while providing them with some of the world’s most interesting tourist attractions.

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Congress city Leipzig – Where Science Meets Economy

Located at the intersection of the ancient via regia and via imperii trading routes, Leipzig quickly developed into a key market for merchants. The Leipzig Fair is considered the ‘mother of trade fairs’. There has always been an international flair to the city because of its trade and therefore it does not come as a surprise that not only goods, but also ideas were frequently and actively exchanged here among people. The city’s tradition as a centre of academic and research excellence started with the foundation of Leipzig University in 1409, which is today the second oldest university in Germany after Heidelberg.

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What in the world is captive insurance?

Welcome to the sexy world of captive insurance, not one of your better known types of insurance. In a nutshell, captive insurance is self-insurance. A captive insurance company is an insurance company that principally insures the risks of businesses that are related to it through common ownership. The insured businesses pay premiums to the captive in exchange for insurance. The captive can be owned by the business owner or by his or her spouse, relatives, a trust, or any of the companies he or she owns.

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The Caribbean click

Trinidad and Tobago, the home of Calypso music, is increasingly making sweet music to the ears of investors. The country is one of the most prosperous, diversified and industrialized countries in the Caribbean. It is the leading producer of oil and gas in the region and is marked by low inflation, steady upward growth, a stable economy, falling unemployment, and a well-organized, locally regulated financial system. The strength of the country’s economy is evidenced by the presence of over 400 multinationals in services, manufacturing, financial and energy sectors. These firms include Fujitsu, Microsoft, IBM, Bank of Baroda, and BHP Billiton.

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