International Investment

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Virginia, U.S.A. is a leading gateway to successful business in North America. More than 550 internationally-owned companies call Virginia home. Our exceptional infrastructure, strong education system, dynamic workforce, strategic location, and pro-business climate provide a solid foundation for growth and make the Commonwealth a great place for global enterprise. Virginia possesses the qualities that corporate decision-makers everywhere are seeking in today’s global environment.

International Investment by Country (2011- 2015)
Country Investment (millions)
China $2,087.30
Germany $650.50
Japan $577.99
UK $406.35
France $308.90
Sweden $197.10
Luxembourg $156.10
Canada $153.50
Switzerland $115.10
Australia $103.10
Spain $96.20
South Korea $91.40
Mexico $62.70
Denmark $51.30
Italy $37.70
Colombia $37.50
Austria $31.70
India $29.20
Poland $21.20
Netherlands $15.56
Norway $13.00
UAE $12.10
Belgium $12.00
Kenya $7.20
Ireland $6.70
New Zealand $6.00
Finland $5.40
Brazil $5.00
Iceland $2.30
Total $5,300.10

Source:  fDi Markets

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

International Employment by Country (2011- 2015)
Country Jobs Created
China 2,996
UK 2,566
Germany 2,218
France 1,333
India 1,287
Japan 953
Canada 775
Switzerland 733
Colombia 480
Mexico 472
Ireland 420
Sweden 396
Spain 357
Luxembourg 242
Italy 239
Belgium 225
Denmark 206
Poland 177
Austria 158
South Korea 95
Australia 85
UAE 84
Netherlands 75
Brazil 55
Iceland 46
Kenya 29
New Zealand 22
Finland 20
Norway 15
Total 16,759

Source:  fDi Markets

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

 

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