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Manufacturing investment1 by foreign-owned companies (m)

Region ONS Code 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Average 1998_2003
North East A 610 425 284 633 425 382 460
North West B 548 450 483 421 488 497 481
Yorkshire & the Humber D 251 304 332 440 409 572 385
East Midlands E 554 333 322 341 300 325 363
West Midlands F 805 446 614 888 454 470 613
East of England G 347 353 326 398 285 389 350
London H 323 412 329 196 167 287 286
South East J 727 615 828 883 644 704 734
South West K 374 334 447 638 320 257 395
England 064 4,540 3,673 3,966 4,837 3,491 3,883 4,065
Wales 220 466 338 269 354 279 368 346
Scotland 179 753 345 543 497 273 239 442
Northern Ireland 152 201 160 182 169 98 91 150
UK 213 5,960 4,517 4,959 5,857 4,143 4,581 5,003
Source: Annual Business Inquiry (ABI), Office for National Statistics

note
1. ABI data omit some parts of the Services and Other categories. Please see ABI section of the National Statistics website for more on methodology (www.statistics.gov.uk/abi).
 
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