Foreign Direct Investment in the United States 2022

Foreign direct investment in the United States, known as FDIUS, reached $5 trillion cumulatively at the end of 2021 on a historical-cost basis. Every year, international firms make new investments, which benefit the American economy in numerous ways. International companies in the United States build new factories, fund U.S.-based research and development (R&D), and grow their well-established U.S. operations. They employ 7.9 million Americans in well-paying jobs.