MEA projects H1 2017

Software and IT services was the Middle East and Africa’s top FDI sector by project number in the first half of 2017, with 75 projects in the region.

Business services was second, with 71 projects in H1.


Financial services saw 65 projects in the first half of the year.  

Communications and the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector having were neck and neck, both seeing 30 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