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FDI RANKING FOR IBERO-AMERICAN CITIES
(INFOGRAPHIC)

Based on the Ibero-American FDI Ranking, issued by fDi Intelligence, ROI Research On Investment has prepared this infographic illustrating how these areas in Latin America, Europe, and the US rank with regards to Foreign Direct Investment. In this infographic, you will find an overview of the leading cities ranked by investment destination and origin, for both inter-ibero-american FDI and intra-ibero-american FDI.

TOP 10 INTER- IBERO-AMERICAN FDI INVESTMENT DESTINATIONS

São Paulo (117 projects) and Bogotá (111 projects) had the highest number of inward investment projects:

  1. São Paulo – Brazil
  2. Bogotá – Colombia
  3. Mexico City – Mexico
  4. Miami – U.S.
  5. Santiago – Chile
  6. Buenos Aires – Argentina
  7. Madrid – Spain
  8. Lima – Peru
  9. Lisbon – Portugal
  10. Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

TOP 10 INTER- IBERO-AMERICAN FDI INVESTMENT SOURCE LOCATIONS

Madrid and Barcelona, the two largest Spanish cities, are the Top source locations for FDI with 456 and 182 outward FDI projects respectively:

  1. Madrid – Spain
  2. Barcelona – Spain
  3. Santiago – Chile
  4. Buenos Aires – Argentina
  5. São Paulo – Brazil
  6. Mexico City – Mexico
  7. Houston – U.S.
  8. Miami – U.S.
  9. Lisbon – Portugal
  10. Caracas – Venezuela

TOP 10 CITIES – GROWTH IN INWARD IBERO-AMERICAN FDI

Colombia’s largest cities have seen an increase in inward FDI due to the country’s stable economic growth and attractive domestic market:

  1. Medellín – Colombia
  2. Barranquilla – Colombia
  3. Cali – Colombia
  4. Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
  5. Tijuana – Mexico
  6. São Paulo – Brazil
  7. Bogotá – Colombia
  8. Los Angeles – U.S.
  9. Barcelona – Spain
  10. Santiago – Chile

TOP 10 CITIES – GROWTH IN OUTWARD IBERO-AMERICAN FDI

  1. Lima – Peru
  2. Medellín – Colombia
  3. Managua – Nicaragua
  4. Bogotá – Colombia
  5. Zaragoza – Spain
  6. Panama City – Panama
  7. Mexico City – Mexico
  8. Monterrey – Mexico
  9. Bilbao – Spain
  10. Seville – Spain

TOP 5 FDI SECTORS FROM SPAIN INTO BOGOTA by Projects

The implementation of the bilateral agreement between Spain and Colombia in 2007 generated an increase in Spanish-based FDI projects into Bogota. These are the sectors that benefited most:

  1. Business Services
  2.  Software and IT Services
  3. Communications
  4. Hotels and Tourism
  5. Financial Services

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Steven JastSteven Jast led the growth of ROI Research On Investment from a staff of 2 to an international company with offices in 4 countries and a staff of over 60. To date, ROI Research On Investment has worked with over 300 clients from around the world. As president of ROI Research On Investment, Steven was a Finalist in the Ernst & Young International Entrepreneur of the Year Competition in 2008 and led ROI Research On Investment to its status as a Profit Hot 50 company. Steven has been published in numerous business publications, serves on several Boards and has been key note speaker at a variety of business and investment gatherings.

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