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UKTI wins United Nations award for attracting foreign investment

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UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has won an award at the United Nations World Investment Forum for excellence in attracting foreign investment.

UK Trade and Investment ( UKTI) has won an award at the United Nations World Investment Forum for excellence in attracting foreign investment.

UKTI received the award at the grand opening of the 2014 World Investment Forum at the Palais des Nations in Geneva which is organised by UNCTAD, the United Nations body responsible for development and trade.

UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum biannual awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the world’s best-practice investment promotion agencies ( IPAs). This year’s IPA awards were presented for ‘Excellence in promoting Foreign Direct Investment for sustainable development’.

UKTI was the only award winner from a European or any developed market. A group of 31 projects from 29 agencies were shortlisted for the awards.

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