30 August 2017
Randstad ranks #2 destination in the world for FDI according to IBM
The Global Location Trends 2017 Report, released annually by IBM, reports a record year for the ‘Randstad’, a metropolitan region including the cities The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Utrecht and their surrounding areas. The Randstad area shows consistent growth and is a global top destination for foreign investors. It ranks No. 2 worldwide by number of projects.
The report also reports a record year of inward investments for the Netherlands in general. Holland’s inward investment increased approximately 10 percent, “building on the significant momentum and growth seen in the previous three years.” Globally, job creation through FDI also increased 10 percent, reaching its strongest performance in the past decade. In addition, the Netherlands ranks No. 4 globally by average job value of investment projects.
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