FDI Benefits 2015: U.S. Research and Development

July 03, 2015

Insourcing Benefits: Research & Development

Foreign-owned firms continue to expand their research and development (R&D) activities in the United States. R&D carried out by U.S. affiliates of foreign enterprises supports thousands of highpaying American jobs, helps spur the discovery of new products and processes, and contributes to America’s economic growth. Over five years, insourced R&D spending neared $220 billion.