New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 2020

New Investment by Foreign Direct Investors:
$120.7 billion (preliminary)

Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $120.7
billion in 2020, down 45.4 percent from $221.2 billion in 2019.

  • Current release: July 1, 2021
  • Next release: July 2022

What is New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States?

Statistics on new foreign direct investment in the United States provide information on the acquisition and establishment of U.S. business enterprises by foreign investors and on the expansion of existing U.S. affiliates of foreign companies to establish new production facilities. These annual statistics provide information on the amount and characteristics of new investments in the United States by foreign investors.

Learn More

Contact Personnel