Some parts of the world are seeing a resurgence in investment confidence even as tough business conditions prevail in certain markets.
This issue, we look at the renewed interest in Europe in our attractiveness study, as well as the allure of Latin America to international and intra-regional investors. Also, we share how organizations can improve their tax positions when operating in these and other rapid-growth economies.
China, of course, continues to be in the spotlight. Our latest study highlights what high-performing companies must do to increase their and the country's overall productivity.
When countries compete for business and investment, the quality of infrastructure is an important determining factor. Infrastructure 2013 offers insights into the urbanization efforts and plans of major markets around the world. This issue, we also feature two new industry reports that focus on the latest trends and developments in the biotechnology and oil and gas sectors.
As usual, if you have any feedback or business enquiries, please feel free to email us.
With this, I wish you a pleasant read.
Country Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP