Foreign Investment in UK: Wales

Wales Office written question – answered on 12th June 2015.

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Photo of Christina Rees Christina Rees Labour, Neath

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what recent estimate he has made of the level of inward investment to Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb The Secretary of State for Wales

In 2013-14, Wales attracted 79 inward investment projects, up from 67 in 2012-13. This was the highest number of inward investment projects for a quarter of a century. Last year the UK Investment Summit in Newport showcased a number of fantastic Welsh businesses and put Wales on the global stage as a great place to invest.

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