UK attracts 13.4 billion USD of new foreign investment for green growth

(VOVWORLD) - The British government has secured 13.4 billion USD worth of foreign direct invesment in infrastructure, technology, and energy to boost its green growth. 

Speaking at the Global Investment Summit in London on Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the world's top investors have seen massive potential in the UK for growth and innovation in the industries of the future. The new investment will power economic recovery, create thousands of jobs, and help level up across the country.

The same day, the UK government announced its strategy for reaching net zero emissions by 2050, with a plan that will create 440,000 jobs and unlock 120 billion USD in investment in green energy industries. The plan involves investing in clean energy, boosting energy security, and helping businesses and consumers switch to clean energy.