Regions

Discover the economic power of UK regions and their mix of industries that invite business, trade and investment from around the world.

Scotland is one of the UK’s top investment destinations, attracting more foreign investment than anywhere in the country outside of London. Northern Ireland is the world’s top destination for fintech development inward investment. The region also benefits from low-cost customer support services. North England is home to world-leading design and manufacturing. It also produces 50% of UK nuclear projects and 30% of all renewable energy projects. Welsh industry is diverse, including world-leading innovation in compound semiconductor technology, life sciences, energy and the environment. The Midlands is a magnet for overseas investment, offering discounts for advanced manufacturing and automotive research. South England is the UK’s top destination for overseas expansion, focusing on financial services, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, aerospace and data.

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