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London, Dublin and Singapore were the overall winners at attracting foreign direct investment and employment in the digital sector. The report said that foreign direct investment created 5,200 digital jobs in Dublin last year, and “over 30,000 jobs” in Singapore between 2013 and 2017.
Doha, Shanghai, Beijing, Dublin and Jakarta were ahead of Luxembourg City in “economic potential”, one of the survey’s five subcategories. That ranking was based on cities’ population, population growth rate, unemployment rate, inflation rate, GDP, GDP per capita, average annual GDP growth rate (2013-2017) and projected average annual GDP growth rate (2018-2022).