France and Germany closing gap with UK on foreign investment

A survey by Ernst & Young (EY) has found that among European countries the UK’s market share in foreign direct investment projects fell for the second successive year in 2017, and was likely to suffer a further decline as investors said they favoured Germany for the future, followed by France.

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The UK remains Europe’s top destination for inward investment, but its star is waning as Brexit uncertainty allows Germany and France to close the gap, reports The Guardian.