Germany is the leading destination market for greenfield other transport equipment FDI, while France is the top source market. GlobalData’s other transport equipment foreign direct investment (FDI) report highlights the current trends in other transport equipment foreign investments. Buy the report here.

Between 2019 and 2022, the other transport equipment sector was the twenty-seventh largest FDI sector in terms of the number of greenfield investments. The other transport equipment sector accounts for 0.5% of global greenfield FDI projects.

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Greenfield foreign direct investment is when a company invests abroad to establish a new physical presence or expand an existing operation. Greenfield investments create jobs and/or involve a capital investment into the foreign location. Other forms of FDI, such as mergers and acquisitions, are not included as part of this definition.

Combined, the top ten destination countries account for 63.2% of total other transport equipment FDI projects.

The leading destination country for other transport equipment FDI is Germany. The US, France and the UK are also popular other transport equipment investment hubs.

According to GlobalData’s FDI Projects database, United States-based companies were the leading source of greenfield other transport equipment investments into Germany.

With respect to outbound FDI, France was the leading other transport equipment source market. France-based companies held a 10.4% share of total outbound other transport equipment FDI projects. Netherlands, US, UK and Germany are also top source markets for other transport equipment FDI.

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