Europe projects H1 2017

Software and IT services was Europe’s top FDI sector by project number in the first half of 2017, with 443 projects in the region.

Business services was second, with 259 projects in H1.


Financial services and the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector were neck and neck, with both seeing 143 projects. Communications was not far behind, with

141 projects in the first six months of the year.

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