Fall of 2015, Lyon confirmed its rank as one of the most attractive cities in the entire world, according to the study carried out by Global Location Trends from IBM, which places it in the top European ten and in the top 20 in the world.
Some of the criteria used for this ranking included:
- the volume of international investments,
- the number of jobs created,
- the value of investments for the local economy,
- the number and value of direct international investments.
Considered as one of the most realistic and complete reports to date, Global Location Trends confirms the competitiveness of Lyon on the international scene. (Source: Press release by OnlyLyon )
A study in correlation with results found by Aderly - The Lyon Area Economic Development Agency - as well as the results of several other rankings in 2015 which highlight the city’s performances: In August, The Economist Intelligence Unit published its annual list of the best cities in the world and Lyon came in 30th throughout the world and 16th in Europe.
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