Worldbank data reveals that the top five counties with the highest investment commitments are Brazil, Turkey, Peru, Columbia and India are top. These five countries together attracted US$78 billion, representing 73 percent of the investment commitments in the developing world in 2014.
A joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council, the Olympic Legacy Park has already received the backing of Lord Sebastian Coe and Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams.
The planning application for the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) in the east end of Sheffield includes the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, which will be run by Sheffield Hallam University pioneering technologies for healthcare companies including Toshiba to help people move more.
Sheffield Council says it is proud to have agreed this deal with the Government. It says it is on Sheffield’s terms and the content has been driven by the needs of the local economy. It says the deal is not about Sheffield giving powers away to higher authorities, but about the city getting more control over powers currently the responsibility of central Government.
The planning department of Sheffield Council has voted and plans are now approved for Factory 2050, a state of the art, £43m development that will ensure Sheffield city region continues to lead on the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing.
Part of the UK’s International Festival for Business, the Global Manufacturing Festival (GMF) is specifically designed to help SME’s understand the supply chains for a broad range of high growth market sectors, how they might access them, and where to focus investments to gain future business.
UKEF (UK Export Finance) is the UK’s export credit agency, helping exporters and investors by providing credit insurance policies, political risk insurance on overseas investments and guarantees on bank loans.