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 242,700 North Carolinians—an increase of 18% since 2002.
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. .
North Carolina ranks 8th in the country in the share of its workforce supported by U.S. subsidiaries.
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 122,700 manufacturing workers in North Carolina.