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Foreign Investment in UK

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN HL1986, tabled on 12 October 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many foreign direct investment projects there have been in the UK over the last five years.

Answered on

26 October 2017

Over the last five years the Department for International Trade (DIT) and its predecessor UK Trade and Investment, has recorded 9,798 foreign direct investment projects in the UK.

In 2016/17 DIT registered the highest number of FDI projects coming into the UK it has ever recorded – 2,265 (up 2% on 2015/16).