Region enjoys record year for inward investment
The West Midlands has attracted more than 100 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in a year for the first time as it enjoyed "an outstanding year for inward investment".
It secured a record 111 projects in 2016, which followed on from 92 achieved a year earlier.
The acceleration is shown by the total for the last two years - 203 - is greater than that achieved in the four years before that, when the region had 198 projects.
Despite the national picture also being positive, with the 1,144 projects secured also the highest... For the full story register now for free or login below...