what is ipaworld?

IPAWorld, delivered by Oxford Intelligence, is a leading daily information resource for executives working in the field of economic development, trade and investment promotion worldwide.

Subscribers receive daily/weekly personalised e-mail alerts with relevant FDI news with company profiles, upcoming events, the latest sector reports and current job vacancies in the industry, and have access to a comprehensive online database of cross-border investments covering all sectors and geographical regions.

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why subscribe?

Track actively investing companies worldwide
This maximises your organisation's chances of attracting foreign investment by keeping track of companies investing around the globe daily, building up a pipeline of potential investors.
Keep up to date with other agency news from around the world
Don't miss out on your competitor's activities - you can access agency news from Investment promotion agencies around the globe, and be alerted in your personalised newsletters.
Be the first to see new exciting job vacancies around the world in the industry
IPAWorld has a jobs page and the most recent jobs are included in the weekly personalised newsletters.
Receive key content of the latest reports and location issues published around the world
These reports enable you to assess sector potential, benchmark global regions or source global trends or statistical data for a particular sector.
Access a database of over 45,000 news, event and report items
Searchable by keyword, company name, investment origin/destination, business sector and investment type. There are circa 400 items added per month.
Be informed about relevant upcoming industry events worldwide
IPAWorld provides you with details of all the events in the industry searchable by sector and geographical region.
Access an FDI trends facility to generate graphs from all the data on IPAWorld
Provides FDI trends related to international company moves across all geographic markets and key industry sectors globally for the past full five years, based on IPAWorld news. You are able to create pie, bar and line charts with the data.
All of the above for as little as £80* per year!
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what you get

Sent to your inbox daily and/or weekly, these news alerts contain relevant news and information to you. The daily newsletters focus on the news and the weekly newsletters also include that week's upcoming events, reports and current job vacancies.
Access to a database of over 40,000 news, report and event items plus 400+ new items per month
Each news item contains an investor profile. This profile provides important details for the company making the investment, including a direct link to the company's website, a telephone number and the name of the key contact or decision-maker. You can also track past FDI moves by the company from their profile.
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About Us

IPAWorld is delivered by Oxford Intelligence, a recognised leader in the provision of consulting and quality business information to international businesses and government agencies.

Established in 1996, the company has grown to become one of Europe's leading independent research-led consultancy organisations specialising in FDI and trade. We provide a wide range of industry, sector and corporate intelligence solutions, including services such as lead generation and company tracking and products such as the IPAWorld Location Skills Audit; and in-depth research investment strategy and benchmarking reports on industry sectors ranging from life sciences to renewable energy.

In November 2012 Oxford Intelligence joined forces with the ECORYS group, a leading international research-based consultancy with headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to create a new enlarged Oxford Intelligence business, incorporating Ecorys' FDI business interests.

With a history that spans more than 80 years, Ecorys specialises in economic, social and spatial development and offers services such as research, consultancy and project management. It focuses on complex market, policy and management issues covering economy and competitiveness; regions, cities and real estate; energy and water; transport and mobility; social policy, education, health and governance.



The EY European Investment Monitor (EIM) and The Global Investment Monitor (GIM) are leading online information databases tracking inward investment across Europe and the world respectively. Both are powered by a team of foreign direct investment research specialists at Oxford Intelligence.

The World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) was created in 1995, Through its wide range of activities, WAIPA provides the opportunity for investment promotion agencies (IPAs) to network and exchange best practices in investment promotion.

The WFZC monitors the increasing number of Special Economic Zones around the world. More than 120 countries now have some form of zone development programme. They liaise closely with international organisations whose work impacts upon Zones, and host conventions and training events all over the world.

The World Investment Conferences (WIC) runs the leading conferences on cross-border investments. These unique platforms are dedicated to stimulating and facilitating FDI from around the world to specific and targeted countries or regions.

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. The IEDC Annual Conference is the largest gathering of Economic Developers in the world. IPAWorld is a media partner at this event.

The Global Expansion Summit is a unique event on global business expansion and foreign investment for c-level executives and government leaders. This leading market conference will be focused on three sectors: ICT, Business Process Outsourcing and Financial Services. The event will take place on 17-18 October, at the luxurious Intercontinental O2 in North Greenwich.