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Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13
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Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners presentation 23.07.13

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Last year Birmingham attracted more foreign direct investment projects than ever before. It has secured more jobs from FDI than any other regional UK city during the past five years. Recognising the …

Last year Birmingham attracted more foreign direct investment projects than ever before. It has secured more jobs from FDI than any other regional UK city during the past five years. Recognising the city’s offer, big names like Deutsche Bank, ASOS, DHL and Virgin Media are all currently investing and growing in Birmingham.

With a 52% rise in foreign investment in the city last year against a national increase of 4%, Birmingham is performing well, but as Europe records a decline in FDI and competition between global locations hots up, how can we build on this success and bring more investment and jobs to Birmingham?

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    • 1. Commercial Partners Meeting 23rd July 2013 marketingbirmingham.com
    • 2. Welcome Paul Kehoe Chairman marketingbirmingham.com
    • 3. Agenda 1. Welcome – Paul Kehoe, Marketing Birmingham 2. UK FDI overview – Nick Baird, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) 3. Panel Debate Courtney Fingar (Chair), fDi Magazine Nick Baird, UKTI Debbie Pejica, ASOS Mike Steventon, KPMG Wouter Schuitemaker, Marketing Birmingham Paul Forrest, West Midlands Economic Forum 4. Questions & answers 5. Meeting concludes
    • 4. Nick Baird UK Trade & Investment Chief Executive marketingbirmingham.com
    • 5. Marketing Birmingham Commercial Partners Meeting 23 July, 2013
    • 6. 6 UK strong but facing increasing challenge • FDI is essential for UK economic growth and jobs by bringing in capital, technology and know-how. • In terms of project numbers, the UK continues to retain its lead position in the global FDI market • But Germany is closing the overall gap, and has overtaken for new investments
    • 7. 7 Competition is growing Forecast 20% reduction in FDI projects for 2013 (FT fDi Report 2013). Global FDI Inflows, (USD, Billions). Source: UNCTAD The role of Government is essential to maintain our lead position. • 81% of countries have a national Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) - 3% up from 2008. • 78% of developing countries have a national IPA. • Fast increase of IPAs at the sub-national level: over 300 promoting regions, provinces and cities. Germany is also attracting a greater share of FDI from emerging markets Germany UK Spain France Italy Rank 1 2 3 4 5 Average emerging market share (%) 42% 35% 9% 7% 6% Source: Financial Times, Emerging Markets FDI
    • 8. 8 Birmingham a strong investment offer In numbers of FDI investments – Birmingham moved from 3rd in 2011-12 to 2nd in 2012-13 80% of Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP total FDI projects landed in Birmingham – the city has a good reputation and a strong offer
    • 9. 9 Now available – and coming soon Organisations engaged in helping deliver inward investment feature in free App “UKTI in the UK” In late summer 2013, a digital platform to capture the local landscape and its strengths in one place.
    • 10. Panellists Courtney Fingar (Chair), fDi Magazine Nick Baird, UKTI Debbie Pejica, ASOS Mike Steventon, KPMG Wouter Schuitemaker, Marketing Birmingham Paul Forrest, West Midlands Economic Forum
    • 11. Questions

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