In April, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) released a report noting the importance of revitalising the UK’s run-down regional infrastructure.
With Brexit approaching, the report stated that a ‘renewed focus’ was crucial for delivering growth to the UK, and could potentially add gains worth £12.7 billion to the wider economy by 2024.
The question is – as always – how to fund the next generation of the UK’s infrastructure. Fortunately, Europe is experiencing a surge in Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly into high-tech industries and critical national infrastructure (CNI).
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