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Europe Q2 2017 projects

Software and IT services was the top FDI sector by project number in Europe in the second quarter this year, with 187 projects.

Business services was second largest, with 84 projects in Q2, followed by industrial machinery (69) and financial services (62).

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The communications sector was fifth, with 56 projects in the region in the second quarter.

The chart was produced using fDi Markets, which gives real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations. For more information visit fdimarkets.com.