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Table B4b - Total Investment by Foreign owned companies
               
million 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003   Average (1998-2003)
               
North East       859       721       716       985    1,101       985                            895
North West       802       649       965       993       992    1,048                            908
Yorkshire and the Humber       375       473       901       742       738    1,088                            720
East Midlands       726       526       683       747       702       844                            705
West Midlands    1,082       789    1,179    1,452       962  ..     .. 
East of England    1,607    1,187    1,863    1,210    1,124    1,166                          1,360
London    1,548    2,403    2,464    3,118    2,530  ..     .. 
South East    2,774    2,308    3,873    2,872    2,842    2,826                          2,916
South West       647       552       952    1,109    1,007       872                            857
               
England  10,420    9,607  13,597  13,229  11,997  13,005                        11,976
               
Wales       527       436       443       468  ..   ..     .. 
Scotland    2,810    1,988    2,401    2,809    2,566    3,268                          2,640
Northern Ireland       243       227       243       257  ..   ..     .. 
               
United Kingdom  14,001  12,258  16,685  16,762  ..   ..     .. 
               
.. Disclosive data.                
1  ABI data omit some parts of the Services and Other categories (see section 1 of Definitions for details).  Please see ABI section of the National Statistics website for more on methodology (www.statistics.gov.uk/abi).
               
Source: Annual Business Inquiry (ABI), Office for National Statistics        

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Last updated on 19 January, 2007