Launched in 2003, fDi Markets is a central bank of information on the globalisation of business. The service tracks crossborder greenfield investment across all sectors and countries worldwide, with real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation.
Our subscribers – including more than 150 government departments involved in investment promotion and economic development, multinationals, location consultants, multilateral organisations, NGOs and academic institutions – have access to powerful online tools to monitor FDI flows and companies investing abroad.
fDi Markets is part of the fDi Intelligence portfolio of investment products and services. A division of the Financial Times, fDi Intelligence specialises in all areas relating to foreign direct investment (FDI) and investment promotion.
In addition to fDi Markets, the full fDi Intelligence suite of tools includes:
fDi Benchmark – The only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in more than 65 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for more than 900 locations around the world.
fDi Markets Reports – Provides sector, country, company and bespoke FDI reports which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.
fDi Magazine – The world's premier publication for the business of globalisation. Published on a bi-monthly basis with an ABC-certified circulation of over 15,000, fDi Magazine provides an up-to-date image of the global investment map to crossborder investment professionals and corporate decision-makers.
GIS Planning - An online data tool that provides comprehensive demographic and industry data businesses need to make successful site-selection decisions in your location. Businesses seeking successful locations begin their research online. Ensure they can find the critical data they need with GIS Planning's location analysis web tool.
This is a must-have for an investment promotion agency as it becomes a critical marketing intelligence tool to filter and target investment opportunities at an early phase of investment decision.
Executive Director, Invest in Bogotá
fDi Markets is a valuable source of sector, market and company intelligence for our international investment team and this resource has significantly reduced the time required to conduct FDI project analysis.
Head of International Marketing,
Invest Northern Ireland
I have been very pleased with fDi Markets and view it as truly a unique and indispensable tool. It has been vital in my efforts to analyze investment flows and trends, and I have used it as a basis for advising economic development organizations on targeting efforts.
Deputy Executive Director, SelectUSA
fDi Markets has been an invaluable tool to help the firm understand the greenfield investment patterns of both its clients and other companies operating in our chosen markets...as well as helping us to identify target companies for business development purposes.
Senior Manager, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
...the FT tools we subscribe to enable us to engage investors on a higher level. We're generating concrete leads now with a much higher hit rate, something we were not able to do before.
Investment Manager, Wesgro