The widespread opinion among manufacturers was that any deal would be better than a no-deal Brexit. However, now that the trade deal has been secured, the negotiations are far from over.
Spain is one of Europe's big hitters when it comes to attracting FDI. This clickable directory of investment promotion agencies acts as a guide for foreign investors in the country and Andorra.
Foreign direct investment has been hard hit in 2020, with levels plummeting by 40–50%. Investment Monitor has identified five key trends to keep an eye on in 2021.
Swansea has a number of eye-catching initiatives, from city centre regeneration to investment in cutting-edge technologies, that it hopes will revive its economy.
Glasgow's post-war decline seems to have been stalled since the turn of the millennium, with the Scottish city emerging as a force in advanced manufacturing, technology and culture.
Dundee's industrial history is based around it excelling in the production of jute, jam and journalism. However, the city's thirst for discovery has seen it become an investment draw in fields as diverse as hydrogen and video games.
The UK government is targeting large-scale production of hydrogen, but will it be put to better, more effective use for transport instead of heating, as planned?