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Düsseldorf is NRW’s driving force ...

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... for foreign direct investments

Thirty-seven percent of all foreign direct investment in North Rhine-Westphalia in the period 2013 to 2017 was attributable to Düsseldorf. Cologne was in second place with 9.6 percent and Duisburg came third with 3.2 percent.

These figures were published by fDi-Markets, a magazine specialising in foreign direct investment which is part of the Financial Times Group. The magazine reported that a total of 332 investment projects were attributable to Düsseldorf for the period 2013-2017 which represents a share of 37%. Cologne, ranked second in NRW, had a share of 9.6% with 88 projects and Duisburg a share of 3.2% with 29 projects.

The long-term trend points upwards. Between 2003 and 2012, there were 33 cases a year on average and for 2013 to 2017, the online database of fDi markets reported 66 investments attributable to Düsseldorf.

“These results are a recognition of the work of the Office of Economic Development, particularly our acquisition and marketing activities abroad. We will continue along this proven path and will tap new target groups abroad, especially in the technology and startup sectors,” commented Uwe Kerkmann, General Director of the Office of Economic Development, Düsseldorf.

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fDi Markets, a service of the Financial Times, is the only online database that tracks cross-border greenfield investments covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It offers real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investments and job creation with powerful tools to identify and describe companies that invest abroad.


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