Inward investment report published by UKTI showing the number of foreign direct investment projects in the UK for 2012/13.
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Results released by UKTI confirm that the UK remains an attractive location for overseas businesses and the leading destination for foreign direct investment in Europe.
The UK saw 1,559 investment projects secured – 11% more projects than the number recorded during the previous year.
These projects are estimated to have brought with them 170,000 jobs - 51% higher than in the previous year. Of these, nearly 60,000 were new jobs and 110,000 existing jobs were safeguarded.
UKTI and its partners were involved in delivering nearly 85% of the projects secured.
All regions of the UK attracted higher numbers of investment projects in 2012/13 than in the previous year.
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