Tuesday, 14 June 2016

David Scrimgeour: Scotland Must Focus on Outward Investment

14/06/2016 - David Scrimgeour MBE, a Scots lawyer now working as a strategy and business adviser in Germany for more than 25 years, has written an opinion article in the Scotsman newspaper arguing that Scotland cannot depend on Foreign Direct Investment alone for its long term economic development strategy, and must also focus on outward investment.

Mr Scrimgeour referenced the importance of examining the Scottish Government’s new trade and investment strategy, and cited EDAS’ article series Culture, Outlook and Scottish Internationalisation as one effort which looks at the factors influencing Scotland’s engagement with the world. David is one of the authors of the article series.

“As recognised in the recent Economic Development Association of Scotland series of articles, the road to foreign markets starts with an intercultural awareness instilled from an early age,” he stated.

Read the full article.

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