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66,000 jobs created by foreign companies in the UK last year

23/07/14 - 12:50

Our first Commonwealth Games blog! Well sort of...


According to a report released at the Commonwealth Games Business Summit in Glasgow, foreign firms created 66,000 jobs in the UK last year.


Figures released by UKTI (UK Trade and Investment) says that investment in the UK has risen 8% to a record £975 billion. The highest level since 2001.


Where did this investment come from?:

Europe - £566 billion

Americas - £325 billion

Asia - £72 billion

with Australasia and Africa making up the rest