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New figures show positive effect of foreign investment

Almost 6,000 jobs have been created or safeguarded by foreign direct investment in Greater Birmingham and Solihull over the past year.

6,000 Birmingham jobs created in last 12 months

Almost six thousand jobs have been created or safeguarded by foreign direct investment Credit: ITV News Central

Almost 6,000 have been created or safeguarded by foreign direct investment in Greater Birmingham and Solihull over the past year.

The figures, released by Marketing Birmingham, show a 68% increase on the previous year.

The jobs boost is worth more than £350m to the economy.

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