June 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News –
Russia climbed to seventh position in the ranking of the top 20 European countries for international investors. This is based on the results of last year, according to a study of the investment attractiveness of European countries by the financial services giant EY, writes “Kommersant”.
Since last year, Russia was able to climb one spot in the rankings. In addition, in the survey of investors, Moscow has entered the twenty most attractive investment cities in Europe, taking 14th position. The Russian capital was named among the three most attractive cities for investment by 4% of respondents.
According to the study, in 2016, investors invested in 205 projects, which is the highest figure for Russia for the duration of the study since 2005. The most attractive industry for investors was the sphere of production.
The UK leads by the number of foreign direct investment projects, which showed 7% growth in the projects compared to the previous year. In second place was Germany and in third France.