July 12, 2024Data on new foreign direct investment in the United States has been updated to reflect revised data for 2022 and preliminary data for 2023.

November 17, 2023Data on the activities of foreign affiliates of U.S. MNEs and U.S. parent companies have been updated to reflect revised estimates for 2020 and preliminary estimates for 2021.

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BEA has adopted the use of standard international terminology in BEA's international economic accounts by replacing the term "multinational companies" with "multinational enterprises" and the term "financial and operating (F&O)" statistics with "activities of multinational enterprises (AMNE)." This change in terminology reflects BEA's effort to conform more closely with international guidelines and does not affect the actual statistics produced.