Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)

The activities of multinational enterprises statistics available here provide a picture of the overall activities of U.S. multinational enterprises – both their U.S. and foreign operations -- and contain a wide variety of indicators of their financial structure and operations. These statistics cover items that are needed in analyzing the characteristics, performance, and economic impact of MNEs, and are obtained from mandatory surveys of U.S. multinational enterprises conducted by BEA.

Frequently Requested Tables

Note: Data users should be aware that the increase in most U.S. MNE activities from 2013 to 2014 appears to largely reflect the improved coverage of these activities in the 2014 Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. For more information see Improvements in Coverage.

U.S. Parent Companies

All Foreign Affiliates

Majority-Owned Foreign Affiliates

Comprehensive Data on the Activities of U.S. MNEs

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