UK top EU destination for inward investment

France has lost ground in the
inward investment
stakes according to the latest European
Investment Monitor
, compiled by Ernst & Young, allowing the UK to 
consolidate its top spot in Europe.

The European Investment Monitor revealed that the number of foreign projects
into Europe rose to a record high of 3,531 last year, up by 15% on 2005.

The UK (19%) and France (16%) remained the top two destinations, with Germany
a distant third (8%).

Romania experienced the highest growth in number of projects announced, to
140 from 86 in 2005.

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