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International Surveys: Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

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BEA’s surveys of foreign direct investment in the United States collect information that is used to compile statistics on the scale of foreign-owned business activities in the United States and the effects these activities have on the U.S. economy. Business leaders look to these statistics to inform decisions about hiring and investing. Policymakers and researchers use them to analyze the impacts of direct investment on employment, wages, productivity and tax revenues.

All surveys of foreign direct investment in the United States are mandatory and confidential.

Survey of New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

2017 Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

2016 Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

2015 Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

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