When companies based abroad invest in the United States and create jobs for Americans.
State Insourcing Jobs:
Private Sector Workforce Employed by FDI:
U.S. subsidiaries in North Carolina play a vital role in supporting jobs. They now employ 251,800 North Carolinians—an increase of nearly 30% since 2010.
North Carolina has proven to be an attractive location for international employers, ranking 9th in the United States in the number of employees supported by U.S. subsidiaries.
In fact, the relative portion of jobs in North Carolina supplied by U.S. subsidiaries remains significant. They provide the livelihood for 7% of North Carolina's private-sector workforce. .
U.S. subsidiaries’ employment in North Carolina is heavily concentrated in manufacturing. More than 50% of these jobs are in manufacturing industries.
U.S. subsidiaries support 119,600 manufacturing workers in North Carolina.