Business Outputs and Development Division
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456455
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK
Survey name(s): Annual Inquiry into Direct Investment Abroad, Annual Inquiry into Direct Investment in the UK, Quarterly Outward Foreign Direct Investment Survey, Quarterly Inward Foreign Direct Investment Survey
There was a rise in foreign direct investment abroad by UK companies between 2010 and 2011, particularly directed towards emerging markets.
Net investment abroad by UK companies was dominated by large increases in the mining and quarrying and financial services sectors.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.