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New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 2017

5 days ago   |   By U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $259.6 billion in 2017, down 32 percent from $379.7 billion in 2016.
Additional highlights of the statistics on new foreign direct investment for 2017:
Expenditures for acquisitions were $253.2 billion, expenditures to establish new U.S. businesses were $4.1 billion, and expenditures to expand existing foreign-owned businesses were $2.4 billion.
Total planned greenfield investment expenditures-expenditures to establish new U.S. businesses and to expand existing foreign-owned U.S...
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New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 2017

New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 2017

5 days ago   |   By U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $259.6 billion in 2017. Expenditures were down 32 percent from $379.7 billion in 2016 and were below the annual average of $359.9 billion for 2014-2016. As in previous years, acquisitions of existing businesses accounted for a large majority of total expenditures. Full Text
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