MEA top FDI destination cities by jobs, H2 2015 


The United Arab Emirates’ second city, Dubai, was the preferred destination across the Middle East and Africa for FDI jobs by a considerable margin. Over the period July 1 to December 31, 2015 it was the destination for 10,413 FDI jobs, compared with 3729 FDI jobs in Tangier, Morocco. 

Meknès, also in Morocco, was the destination for 3500 FDI jobs in the same period. Kenyan capital Nairobi was the destination for 3304 FDI jobs. In fifth place was Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, with 3112 FDI jobs.


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