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Investment is on the rise
10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014 in Business
THE number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects secured by the North West grew 27 per cent in 2013.
A total of 56 FDI projects came to the region last year, compared to 44 a year earlier – making it the third most successful of the 12 UK regions.
The North West was ranked fifth of the 12 UK regions for jobs created as a result of FDI projects in 2013.
Two of the projects came to Cumbria, in Dalston and Carlisle, and two to Lancashire, in Skelmersdale and Leyland.
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