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Dublin Tops Rankings for Foreign Direct Investment

According to the ‘Global Cities of the Future 2018/2019’ report that has been published today Dublin has been ranked the number one large city for foreign direct investment in the world.

The report showed that Dublin ranked number one in the world in both the ‘Large City’ and ‘Economic Potential’ category as well as being ranked second for ‘Business Friendliness’ and was ranked third as overall ‘Global City of the Future.’

Speaking about the report, Owen Keegan, Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, commented: “Today’s results are a phenomenal achievement for Dublin, given our size and considering the competition we face on the global stage.”

“International rankings are an important benchmark to rate Dublin’s economic performance against that of our international peers, and we’re delighted to see that, not only have we retained our overall third position globally, we’ve topped the category for our size and for economic potential.”

“Our impressive performance as a city is a direct result of a supportive public policy environment created at both local and national level as well as multi-agency co-operation and collaboration across Government.”

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