Geopolitics in Europe not a concern for investors as foreign direct investment hits record high

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SINGAPORE (June 11): In 2017, Europe attracted a record level of foreign direct investment (FDI) with 6,653 projects, according to the 2018 edition of the EY European attractiveness survey.

However, this came on the back of the growth in Europe slowing down for the first time in three years to 10%, after achieving an average growth of 15% during the past three years amid increasing geopolitical concerns.

Meanwhile, investor sentiment is more buoyant with 50% of more than 500 investors highlighting confidence in Europe, expecting Europe’s attractiveness to improve over the next year, an increase from 35% back in 2017... (Click here to read the full story)