• Taxing Growth Means Fewer US Jobs
    New study shows that further limits on interest deductibility will raise the cost of capital, decrease GDP, reduce investment, lead to fewer U.S. jobs and lower wages
  • TPA Vote a "a Huge Win for US Workers"
    Finalizing TTIP and TPP will encourage global investment, create 1.4 million US jobs
  • Unleash Global Investment in America
    How TTIP and TPP have the power to increase global investment in the United States and create new American jobs
  • Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, Preliminary 1st Quarter 2015
    Q1 2015 Preliminary Data

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    Yara International-BASF Begin Construction Of Ammonia Plant In Freeport, Texas

    Texas: Area Development

    Yara International ASA and BASF started construction on its approximately $600 million world scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas.  "BASF is in a period of significant investment in North America," said Wayne T. Smith, Chairman/CEO of BASF Corporation. "Through the joint investment with Yara, we can take advantage of world-scale production economics and the attractive raw material costs in the United States; strengthening our operations in Freeport and the competitiveness of our customer value chain in the region."

    REEL wins Airbus contract, plans first U.S.-based subsidiary at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley

    Alabama: Alabama Business

    France-based REEL Group is establishing its first U.S. facility with 4,500-square-feet of office, warehouse, and workshop space at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. Monday's announcement is in direct response to REEL Service Division being awarded the jigs and tools maintenance service provider contract for the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility, also located at Brookley. The newly formed subsidiary, dubbed REEL USA Corp., is expected to create more than 20 full-time positions, and its lease with Brookley allows for expansion as needed.

    Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH Opens First US Manufacturing Plant In Auburn, Alabama

    Alabama: Area Development 

    German auto parts manufacturer Schmidt Maschinenbau will invest $17 million and open its first United States manufacturing operation, in Auburn, Alabama. Schmidt USA will produce engine components including balance shafts and gear wheels for Mercedes-Benz and other German car manufacturers. The investment brings 50 well-paying jobs to Alabama.

    Read the full story HERE

    Honda Opens Research And Development Facility In Silicon Valley, California

    California: Area Development

    Honda recently opened its new R&D facility in Silicon Valley, California. The firm’s Silicon Valley operation, which was first established in 2000, is charged with researching and prototyping game-changing innovations and harnessing new ideas and technology. In addition, Honda's Silicon Valley unit will spearhead a new initiative – Honda Xcelerator – designed to engage innovators and help them more rapidly commercialize breakthrough technologies. 

    Press Releases

    ‘Taxing Growth’ Means Fewer US Jobs

    McLernon: ‘Taxing Growth’ Means Fewer US Jobs

    NEW Study shows that further limits on interest deductibility will raise the cost of capital, decrease GDP, reduce investment, lead to fewer U.S. jobs and lower wages

     

    TPA Vote a Huge Win for US Workers

    McLernon: TPA Vote ‘a Huge Win for US Workers’
    Finalizing TTIP and TPP will encourage global investment, create 1.4 million US jobs

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement after Senate passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation:

    Senate Trade Vote ‘Critical First Step’ to 1.4 Million New Job

    TPA will allow US to finalize TTIP and TPP, encourage more global investment

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation:

    TPA is Critically Important to Creating American Jobs

    McLernon: ‘TPA Is Critically Important’ to Creating American Jobs

    WASHINGTON – In applauding Chairman Hatch, Senator Wyden and Chairman Ryan, Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the bipartisan Trade Priorities and Accountability (TPA) Act:

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    Yara International-BASF Begin Construction Of Ammonia Plant In Freeport, Texas

    Texas: Area Development

    Yara International ASA and BASF started construction on its approximately $600 million world scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas.  "BASF is in a period of significant investment in North America," said Wayne T. Smith, Chairman/CEO of BASF Corporation. "Through the joint investment with Yara, we can take advantage of world-scale production economics and the attractive raw material costs in the United States; strengthening our operations in Freeport and the competitiveness of our customer value chain in the region."

    REEL wins Airbus contract, plans first U.S.-based subsidiary at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley

    Alabama: Alabama Business

    France-based REEL Group is establishing its first U.S. facility with 4,500-square-feet of office, warehouse, and workshop space at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. Monday's announcement is in direct response to REEL Service Division being awarded the jigs and tools maintenance service provider contract for the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility, also located at Brookley. The newly formed subsidiary, dubbed REEL USA Corp., is expected to create more than 20 full-time positions, and its lease with Brookley allows for expansion as needed.

    Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH Opens First US Manufacturing Plant In Auburn, Alabama

    Alabama: Area Development 

    German auto parts manufacturer Schmidt Maschinenbau will invest $17 million and open its first United States manufacturing operation, in Auburn, Alabama. Schmidt USA will produce engine components including balance shafts and gear wheels for Mercedes-Benz and other German car manufacturers. The investment brings 50 well-paying jobs to Alabama.

    Read the full story HERE

    Honda Opens Research And Development Facility In Silicon Valley, California

    California: Area Development

    Honda recently opened its new R&D facility in Silicon Valley, California. The firm’s Silicon Valley operation, which was first established in 2000, is charged with researching and prototyping game-changing innovations and harnessing new ideas and technology. In addition, Honda's Silicon Valley unit will spearhead a new initiative – Honda Xcelerator – designed to engage innovators and help them more rapidly commercialize breakthrough technologies. 

    E-Newsletter

    FDI Is Rising - Helping US Communites Do the Same

    In case you missed it, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis yesterday released its preliminary first quarter 2015 FDI data. 

    OFII has summarized the findings in a new report.  Highlights include: 

    FDI in the United States totaled $192 billion in the first quarter of 2015, jumping 267 percent from the previous quarter.  

    NEW OFII TRADE STUDY

    This week, OFII released a new report that for the first time ever quantifies the impact trade agreements have on the United States' competitiveness for foreign direct investment (FDI) and related jobs: Unleash Global Investment in America – How TTIP and TPP have the power to increase global investment in the United States and create new American jobs.

    Next Week FDI in the US Takes Center Stage

    Next week, more than 2000 attendees from global companies, economic development organizations (EDOs) and senior government officials from around the world will participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit being held at the National Harbor just outside of Washington, D.C.