Prijedor Ranked Among Top 10 European Cities and Regions of the Future
According to the assessment by the specialist foreign direct investment publication, fDi Intelligence/ fDi Magazine (The Financial Times Group), the City of Prijedor was ranked among the top ten destinations in the category of best European investment locations.
This prominent recognition was obtained in the competition for European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 and 2018/19. The results of the competition were published in the prestigious publication “fDi Magazine” whose large number of subscribers throughout the world includes corporate and international investment professionals and experts.
In the category of Micro-European Cities of the Future 2016/17, the City of Prijedor was ranked the 5th by the level of costs, i.e. the 4th by the investment attraction strategy.
Additionally, in the category of Micro-European Cities of the Future 2018/19, the City of Prijedor was ranked the 3rd by the level of costs, i.e. the 9th by the investment attraction strategy, which is an extraordinary result taking into account the fact that the result was achieved in a competition among almost 300 cities and 150 European regions.
In deciding about the best European cities and regions, the jury considers the criteria such as: economic potential, return on investment, human potential, quality of life, favorable business climate, and existence of an investment attraction strategy. The positioning on this prestigious list of European cities and regions of the future represents a direct recommendation to potential investors of locations they should invest in.
For some time, through its expert services and agency PREDA-PD, the City of Prijedor has been implementing numerous measures aimed at supporting investment in its territory such as proactive approach and partnership based on trust and understanding.
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