The West Midlands secured a record 111 foreign direct investment projects in 2016.
This follows a landmark year in 2015 when a surge in FDI saw 92 projects locating in the region and the highest number recorded in a decade, according to latest Attractiveness Report published by financial services firm EY. http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/west-midlands-still-major-draw-13080107
The majority of investment in the West Midlands originated from Europe, with 61 projects coming from European countries.
Neil Rami, chief executive of the West Midlands Growth Company, which operates inward investment programme Business Birmingham, added: “The West Midlands continues to attract a wave of overseas investors, confirming the region’s strength as an international business and investment destination.
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