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Brexit boosts British FDI into Europe

Since the UK’s 2016 referendum, foreign investment by UK companies into the EU has grown by 12%, according to research by the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance. 

UK ‘less attractive to FDI’, says Brexit report

Greenfield FDI projects undertaken in Northern Ireland are forecast to fall 3% per year, says a new report. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

Honda’s retreat a “bitter blow” for the UK

UK business secretary disappointed with the Japanese carmaker's decision to shut its Swindon plant in 2021.

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IPAs seek the bright side of Brexit

Local investment promotion agencies are going the extra mile to emphasise that opportunities will remain in the UK post-Brexit. 

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Bracing for Brexit: what now for the UK?

As the UK nears the end of its rollercoaster ride to ‘take back control’ by leaving the EU, fDi examines whether or not the country has a clear, workable vision of its future.

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How post-investment Chinese lessons can pay off

A case study of a UK engineering firm acquired by a Chinese company shows how both parties gained benefits from the deal, write professors Shaowei He and Zaheer Khan.

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China Construction Bank bullish on UK opportunities

Aimin Yang, chief executive of China Construction Bank London, tells Jacopo Dettoni how Brexit is broadening the scope of the bank's growth in the UK. 

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s Global City of the Future for the third year in a row, while London and Dublin have retained their positions in second and third, respectively. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Hong Kong has taken the laurels in the FDI Strategy category of the Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 awards, thanks in the main to its StartmeupHK initiative. 

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Lancashire councillor seeks investment for specialist sectors

Stephen Young of Lancashire County Council explains the UK county’s approach to raising its profile.

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