Trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
LATEST FDI FIGURES
- Full Year, 2012
Analysis: Foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS)2 in 2012 totaled $174.7 billion, a decrease of 25% compared with $234.0 billion in 2011. The manufacturing sector remains the top sector for global companies investing in the United States.
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- 3rd Quarter, 2012
Analysis: Foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS) in the third quarter of 2012 totaled $34.2 billion, a 29 percen decrease from $48 billion in the second quarter.
Conversely, inward FDI is growing in many other countries around the world. The continued falling of cross border investment in the U.S. is a telling indicator of waning global economic competitiveness of the U.S. economy.
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- Full Year, 2011
- Full Year, 2010
UPCOMING RELEASE DATES
- 1st Quarter, 2013 Data (expected release, June 14, 2013)
- 2nd Quarter, 2013 Data (expected release, September 19, 2013)
- 3rd Quarter, 2013 Data (expected release, December 17, 2013)
Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) http://www.bea.gov/