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Select USA Reports

Winning Business Investment in the United States
Map of SelectUSA Successes

May 2014

A new report from the Department of Commerce and the Executive Office of the President on business investment in the United States and the expansion of the SelectUSA program.

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the United States: Drivers of U.S. Economic Competitiveness

December 2013
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This paper studies the impact of FDI on the U.S. economy, the strengths and attractiveness of the United States as a destination for FDI, and the competitiveness of the United States with respect to investment trends by geography and industry sector.

FDI is a key source of capital, job creation, innovation, and cross-border trade. In the United States, FDI has continued to flourish because firms worldwide recognize the United States as an innovative and stable market and the world’s largest economy. Moreover, the United States upholds its longstanding open investment policy, recognizing that the free movement of capital across borders is at the heart of today’s global economy.

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Other Reports


United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 

Brookings Institution

A.T. Kearney

McKinsey & Co.