Economic development publications

Strategies and Reports

Economic Development Strategy

Aberdeenshire Council will create the conditions for sustainable economic growth, diversification and regeneration within Aberdeenshire and the wider region by attracting and supporting businesses and industries and developing communities:

Annual reviews

The purpose of the review is to provide a summary of the work undertaken in the past year by the Economic Development Service:

Action plans

Action plans to support delivery of strategy:

Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Strategy 

Aberdeen City and ShireTourism Partnership Strategy (pdf 1.12mb) was launched on Monday 18th February 2013. This industry led strategy is the result of a consultation and research process involving over 120 tourism businesses, groups and key influencers in the area.

Other reports


The Aberdeen City and Shire Export Survey 2010


The Network

Keeping Aberdeenshire businesses in touch with Economic Development news:

Food Matters

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The food newsletter of the Grampian Food Forum:


Product features from the Grampian Food Forum:


The newsletter designed to update readers on developments of European policies and funding:

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