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IDA Ireland achieves all targets in ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy
Published: 8th January 2020
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys and IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Ireland, today announced that employment levels in its client companies have now reached 245,096 - the highest ever number employed in the multinational sector, exceeding targets set by Government contained in IDA Ireland’s Strategy – Winning: Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019.
- Numbers directly employed in multinational sector in Ireland at an all time high – 245,096
- 1,209 investments won over the course of IDA Ireland’s ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy, creating 112,373 jobs, making it IDA’s most successful period of investment to date
- Regional investments increase by 50% over the past five years
- In 2019, 21,844 new jobs created in 250 projects in FDI companies. Half of investments were first time investors.
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