London – Figures of department for International Trade UK show that US continues to be the number one source of foreign direct investment in the UK, delivering 462 projects and 20,131 jobs, while India is now the UKs second largest source of investment followed by Germany, France and China and Hong Kong. India invested in 120 projects and created 5,429 new jobs in the UK.Australia and New Zealand were responsible for 72 projects and the Nordic and Baltic region 134, an increase for both regions.
The UK was found to be the top country for doing business in Forbes’ 2019 report, a measure which ranks countries according to how business friendly they are based on 15 different factors from property rights to investor protection.