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Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.: Balance of Payments and Direct Investment Position Data

Quarterly Data (by selected country and by selected industry)

  • Financial transactions without current-cost adjustment (also shows annual totals)
  • Income without current-cost adjustment (also shows annual totals)

Annual Data

Please Note

With one exception (indicated below), annual balance of payments estimates (financial transactions and income) and direct investment position estimates for 2012-2014 that are shown below have been superseded by revised estimates that appear in the June 16, 2016 news release, "U.S. International Transactions, 1st Quarter 2016" and by direct investment position estimates on an historical-cost basis that were released concurrent with the June 30, 2016 news release "U.S. International Investment Position, 1st quarter 2016, Year 2015, and Annual Revisions." (These releases are available at http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.) Revised tables will replace the superseded tables by the end of July. EXCEPTION: Position tables with country by industry detail provide the most recent estimates.

Country by industry detail (cross-classified by selected country and selected industry)

Country detail (includes all countries from which there is direct investment)

  • Position on a historical-cost basis, financial transactions without current-cost adjustment, and income without current-cost adjustment

Industry detail (includes all industries)

  • Position on a historical-cost basis, financial transactions without current-cost adjustment, and income without current-cost adjustment

Additional detail

  • Position on a historical-cost basis by account
  • Change in the historical-cost position by account  
  • Income on equity without current-cost adjustment and reinvestment ratios by account  
  • Income without current-cost adjustment by account  

Country of Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO)

  • Position on a historical-cost basis, by country of UBO (includes all countries from which there is direct investment)
  • Position on a historical-cost basis, country of UBO by industry