FDI Benefits: U.S. Research & Development

August 20, 2016

Insourcing Benefits

Foreign-owned firms continue to expand their research and development (R&D) activities in the United States. R&D carried out byforeign companies in the United States supports 185,500 highpaying American jobs, helps spur the discovery of new products and processes, and contributes to America’s economic growth. Over six years, international companies spent nearly $300 billion on research and development.