Bristol Rises in UK Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Bristol has advanced to 13th place in the latest UK Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) attractiveness rankings, according to the Investment Attractiveness Index produced by Irwin Mitchell in collaboration with the Centre for Economics and Business Research. The index, which evaluates the UK’s 50 largest

Significant Decline in Foreign Direct Investment in Asia in 2023

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Asia dropped by 8% to $621 billion in 2023, driven by reduced investment in China and decreased mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sales across developing Asia, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). South Asia experienced the most severe decline, with FDI plummeting 37% to $36 billion.