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Robust financing environment key driver for investment in Mexico

16 Sep 2015

Robust financing environment key driver for investment in Mexico. An improving financing environment have helped to boost Mexico’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. Overall, the country ranks 37, third in Latin America and ahead of Brazil (rank 42), while business leaders are keen to stress low labour costs as a key location driver.

Singapore ranks 1st in the world in Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index

16 Sep 2015

Singapore ranks 1st in the world in Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index. Grant Thornton has released the 2015 edition of its Global Dynamism Index.  The Index, based on data collected by the Economist Intelligence Unit, ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies.

Economic growth and strong workforce boost Indonesia’s position in global business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

A rapidly growing economy and a strong labour force have strengthened Indonesia’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. The country ranks 40 overall although this masks significant disparities between indicator areas highlighting key strength and weaknesses.

Russia offers good technology and an improving financing

16 Sep 2015

Russia offers good  technology and an improving financing says global business growth index. New research reveals an improved financing environment alongside strong science and technology infrastructure can still help to attract dynamic businesses to Russia despite a low ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI). 

UK foreign investment driven by economic stability and robust technology

16 Sep 2015

Economic stability and robust technology are main attractions of UK to foreign investment says global business growth environment index. The UK's business growth environment is improving according to the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI). The UK ranks 27 out of 60 economies, rising 7 places from the previous iteration of the index.

Strong growth and dynamic workforce boosts India’s ranking in global business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Strong growth and dynamic workforce boosts India’s ranking in global business growth environment index. A strong and productive workforce have helped to boost India’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. The country has gained 14 places since the last version of the index, rising to rank 34.

Technology investment and a strong financing environment boost France’s ranking in global business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Technology investment and a strong financing environment boost France’s ranking in global business growth environment index. A strong technology infrastructure and financing environment have helped to boost France’s ranking in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. The country ranks 23= overall, although this masks significant variation in national strengths.  

Business-friendly regulation and a strong workforce make Australia a prime entry point for APAC

16 Sep 2015

Business-friendly regulation and a strong workforce make Australia a prime entry point for APAC. New research reveals that business-friendly regulation and an attractive labour market places Australia among the leading nations worldwide for dynamic businesses looking to expand.

Singapore, Israel, Australia top business growth environment index

16 Sep 2015

Singapore, Israel, Australia have beaten global competition to top the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) which ranks the business growth environments of 60 leading economies. These countries offer dynamic businesses the right mix of regulatory stability, a strong labour market, technological infrastructure, growth opportunities and access to finance.

US$250bn in overseas real estate investment driven by gut feeling rather than data

09 Sep 2015

Soft power and gut instinct is driving an estimated US$250bn per year* in overseas real estate investment, a new report by Grant Thornton reveals, showing that feeling rather than data analysis determines many investment decisions. This comes amid a surge of overseas real estate activity as investors seek new bedrocks of political stability. However Grant Thornton warns that reliance on instinct, while important, can lead investors to miss emerging pockets of opportunity if not complemented by more analysis and using local expertise.