Copenhagen no. 3 in fDi’s Global Cities ranking

Copenhagen is ranked third for its FDI strategy in fDi’s Global Cities of the Future ranking 2014/15 and tops the tables for both human capital and life style in the category Large Cities.

Copenhagen is the third best city in the world on FDI strategy, according to the fDi’s Global Cities of the Future ranking 2014/15.

  • No. 1 for human capital (large cities)
  • No. 1 for life style (large cities)
  • No. 3 for FDI strategy (worldwide)
  • No. 4 for connectivity (large cities)
  • No. 7 for human capital (worldwide)
  • No. 10 overall (large cities).

Large cities have an immediate city population of more than 500,000 and an urban zone population over 1 million, or an urban zone population over 2 million.

About the fDi ranking
fDi Intelligence is a division of the Financial Times Ltd. It is the largest FDI centre of excellence globally and specialises in all areas relating to foreign direct investment and investment promotion.

For the fDi’s Global Cities of the Future ranking, data was collected for the 130 locations in the survey under five categories: Economic Potential, Business Friendliness, Human Capital and Lifestyle, Cost Effectiveness and Connectivity.

In addition, surveys were collected under a sixth category, FDI strategy. For this category, there were 44 submissions – locations submitted details about their strategy for promoting FDI, which was then scored by fDi’s judging panel.

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