International Investment

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Virginia, U.S.A. is a leading gateway to successful business in North America. More than 550 internationally-owned companies call Virginia home. Our exceptional infrastructure, strong education system, dynamic workforce, strategic location, and pro-business climate provide a solid foundation for growth and make the Commonwealth a great place for global enterprise. Virginia possesses the qualities that corporate decision-makers everywhere are seeking in today’s global environment.

International Investment by Country (2013- 2017)
Country Investment (millions)
China $2,051.10
Japan $692.20
Germany $528.50
France $381.90
UK $377.60
Switzerland $281.40
Sweden $274.20
Spain $260.50
Luxembourg $224.30
Canada $131.60
South Korea $111.70
Italy $103.10
Australia $90.40
Mexico $60.00
India $59.70
Colombia $48.70
Ireland $48.50
Hong Kong $39.80
Norway $23.80
Netherlands $23.20
Poland $21.00
UAE $15.90
Brazil $10.00
Kenya $6.50
Israel $4.50
Denmark $1.90
Total $5,872.00

Source:  fDi Markets 3/2/18

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

International Employment by Country (2013- 2017)
Country Jobs Created
UK 2,990
China 2,881
Germany 1,965
Switzerland 1,543
India 1,390
Japan 1,237
France 1,002
Hong Kong 855
Sweden 669
Canada 636
Italy 536
Ireland 521
Mexico 455
Luxembourg 396
Spain 325
Netherlands 193
Poland 177
Colombia 145
South Korea 96
Brazil 95
UAE 77
Australia 63
Israel 55
Denmark 35
Kenya 29
Norway 22
Total 18,388

Source:  fDi Markets 3/2/18

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

 

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