As you can expect, having the right workforce is a key driver for global companies in selecting destinations for their U.S.-bound investment. One leader in this space is Switzerland’s Garmin AT. Garmin AT, Inc.

A recent Inbound Investment Survey conducted by the Organization for International Investment (OFII) offers a unique perspective on U.S. competitiveness that is particularly relevant to U.S. economic development organizations.

Governors Chris Sununu (R-NH), Tom Wolf (D-PA), and Matt Bevin (R-KY) have made history by issuing Open Investment Policy Statements and reaffirming their states' openness for foreign direct investment. Details on these developments are below. 

On May 18, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Invest in America! Summit, bringing together global investors and policymakers from across the United States.

The term foreign direct investment does not communicate just how "at home" many global companies feel to American consumers and communities. The newest data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis show how FDI is helping to employ a growing number of Americans.

Last week, the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association held a discussion at its Spring Legislative Conference in Harrisburg on how the state can remain globally competitive.

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Japanese firms are optimistic about the United States. According to a survey of companies by JETRO, more than 50% of Japanese manufacturers with U.S. operations plan to expand their business in the next 1-2 years.

South Korean companies, long known for their world-class technological innovations and manufacturing prowess, are not limited to South Korea’s borders for future growth. Korean firms are increasingly looking to the U.S. to fuel expansion and hire new workers.