FDI Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2011/12 is a publication within the FDI Intelligence which is a specialist division from the Financial Times Ltd established to provide industry leading insight into globalisation, with a portfolio of world-class products, services and business tools that allow organisations such as investment promotion agencies, companies, services providers and academic institutions to make informed decisions regarding foreign direct investment and associated activities.
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The FDI’s Countries of the Future shortlists 2011/12 was created by an independent collection of data by the FDI Intelligence division across 31 Caribbean & Central American countries. The information was organized into six categories: Best Economic Potential, Best Infrastructure, Best Quality of Life, Best Business Friendliness, Best Human Resources and Best Cost Effectiveness. For the seventh category, Best FDI Strategy, 17 countries submitted details about their promotion strategy which was judged and scored by an independent panel.
Grenada ranked third for the Best Human Resources, ahead of Barbados, Jamaica, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Kitts & Nevis and 9th ahead of Barbados for Best Business Friendliness. Grenada also ranked 9th for the Best FDI Strategy.
Costa Rica achieved the award for the most attractive country in the Caribbean & Central America for foreign direct investment. The Dominican Republic claimed second position, followed by Trinidad and Tobago.
Costa Rica also topped the category Best Human Resources and ranked second for the Best Economic Potential, Best Business Friendliness and Best FDI Strategy.
FDI’s independent judging panel perceived the Dominican Republic to have the Best FDI Strategy.
For more information on the FDI rankings visit www.fDiIntelligence.com/Rankings