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Direct investment into Scotland, 2014 to 2017: FOI release

Published: 25 Apr 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
25 Apr 2018
Direct investment into Scotland, 2014 to 2017: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/00926
Date received: 21 March 2018
Date responded: 18 April 2018

Information requested

A breakdown of how much foreign direct investment into Scotland in each of the last three years has come from: the UK, the EU, and foreign countries.

Response

The answer to your question is set out in the table below.

Financial Year Investor Location Number of projects Number of Jobs
2014-15 EU 17 625
Non EU 46 4,336
UK 28 4,698
2015-16 EU 16 1,191
Non EU 52 4,034
UK 28 1,865
2016-17 EU 29 1,731
Non EU 76 4,328
UK 34 1,780

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