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Tech Start-up FDI Attraction Index 2019

Research by fDi Intelligence reveals which cities received the most tech start-up FDI relative to their population between 2016 and 2018.

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Will the UK's freeport gamble pay off?

UK prime minister Boris Johnson's proposals for special economic zones to reassert the country’s role as a champion of free trade have met with a mixed reception.

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Brand value booms in emerging economies

The 2019 Brand Finance report has good news for Turkey and China.

Brexit fears for UK's fashion and textiles industries

Fears are growing that a ‘no deal’ Brexit could lead to massive job losses in the UK fashion and textile manufacturing sector.

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Manchester touts major real estate opportunities

Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, talks about the city's real estate opportunities.

UK top destination for financial services FDI in Europe

Over the past three years, the UK has led Europe for financial services FDI, with the US as top investor. 

UK tourism sector grows in size and importance

Tourism in the UK accounts for 11% of the country’s GDP – making it the fifth largest sector – according to research by the World Travel & Tourism Council. 

Greenfield investment in UK tech slips

The UK tech sector saw its lowest level of greenfield investment in nine years.

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Will the textile industry clean up its act?

The global fashion industry is a major consumer of resources and cause of pollution. As companies pledge to clean up, will governments come on board? 

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Fintech Locations of the Future 2019/20: London tops first ranking

London has been named fDi’s inaugural Fintech Location of the Future for 2019/20, followed by Singapore and Belfast. Naomi Davies reports. 

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