FAQs: Surveys of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

General Questions

You may always call for assistance (202) 606-5615 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT


You may also call outside of work hours and leave a message at any time. Someone will return your call.

When communicating by email with BEA, please do not include sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in the text or in an unencrypted attachment.

Sensitive PII is information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as a Social Security Number (full or partial).

Any document containing sensitive PII that is attached to an email must be encrypted. Any email received by BEA that contains sensitive PII in the text or in an unencrypted attachment will be blocked and deleted.

If you have any questions, please contact us using the contact information on the survey you are completing.

Survey Specific Questions

BE-12 Benchmark survey report

BE-15 Annual survey report

BE-605 Quarterly survey report