Ernst & Young's European Attractiveness Survey 2013 measures real foreign direct investment (FDI) in terms of projects initiated and jobs created and reveals the perceptions of more than 800 decision-makers. Over the past year, FDI in Latvia helped increase jobs by a stunning 241% or 290 jobs created, however the volume of investment projects, was halved. Regarding FDI inflow, Latvia falls behind its Baltic neighbours Lithuania and Estonia.
Ernst & Young performs this survey every year. It provides an insight into FDI projects in Europe. It is based on Ernst & Young's monitoring data on the implemented projects. The poll of managers that lead 808 countries presents a general outlook about future perspectives of FDI in the region. This also shows just how attractive Europe is in the eyes of foreign investors.
The survey is available online.