What can we do for IPAs & EDOs?

We have a wealth of investment promotion agencies and economic development organisations worldwide who use our platforms and receive the following benefits.

Prepare compelling business cases and value propositions

  • Approach potential investors proactively with a solid, data-driven business proposition.
  • Reply to investors' enquiries within minutes.
  • Prepare sector specific investment propositions to get your location on the short list.
  • Customise your benchmarking studies to suit the needs of the investor.
  • Focus all commentary, charts and tables on your chosen location by using our Key Location feature.

Sharpen your marketing & PR

  • Identify your key USPs against competing locations within seconds.
  • Customise your reports by including your own cover page, contact details and report structure.
  • Download independent reports and charts in multiple formats.
  • Complement your press releases and marketing material with independent data and graphs.

Advocate key policies by backing up strategies with actual trends

  • Input into senior managers' recommendations with actual market trends. This can be used as policy advocacy or for underpinning of future strategies.
  • Understand your location's position relative to competing locations by using our SWOT analysis.

Verify your other data sources

  • Avoid using unchecked information on location competitiveness - fDi Benchmark aggregates and standardises information from the leading data sources, displaying this reliable content in an easy-to-use format.
  • Identify incorrect or outdated data points used by potential investors that might be impacting on your location's chances of being shortlisted.

Trend selected data points

  • Spot and analyse key developments. Historical data is available for a selection of data points, providing you with the ability to capture emerging trends, as well as changes in the locations of your choice.
  • Explore trends across hundreds of Quality and Cost data points.

Save time and money

  • Deliver powerful, independent outputs in minutes, significantly reducing your response time to investors.
  • Use fDi Benchmark as your outsourced research team.

Why fDi Benchmark?

Empowering research, investors and bodies attracting FDI worldwide

We continually track 1,800 quality and cost data points across 1,000+ locations across the globe at country, state and city level

Developed by fDi Intelligence

Part of the Financial Times Group, fDi Intelligence is recognised globally for its credible full range of investment promotion and research solutions.

Experts in FDI

Relied upon by the most prominent FDI professionals, we have provided in-depth commentary and comprehensive data and intelligence since 2001.

Verified data sources

Avoid using unchecked information on location competitiveness - we aggregate and standardise information from the leading data sources.

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Assess the relative competitiveness of countries and cities worldwide in 67 sectors - the only fully interactive tool in the industry.

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