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Erbil Rotana

Africa — Ecobank’s five hot spots for investment in Africa.

India — India eased rules for foreign investment in the country's aviation sector in a bid to boost air travel and develop new airports in Asia's third-largest economy.

Iran — Iran is planning its first tender for utility-scale renewable-energy projects by year end as it begins a green power build out that could draw $12 billion of investment by the time it’s complete.

Mali — Mali exported a record 70.2 tonnes of gold in 2015, up from 53.2 tonnes the previous year, due to higher production by small-scale artisanal miners.

Qatar — Qatar’s economic diversification strategy continues to create foreign investment opportunities across its burgeoning retail market, despite the sustained low oil prices.

South Africa — A ruling by a South African judge saying the state must pay a landowner less than the ground’s market value in an expropriation claim may deter further investment by farmers.

Turkey — Prime Minister Binali Yýldýrým announced the details of a planned economic package to lure more foreign capital and improve Turkey’s investment climate.

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