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 (2012- 2016)
Country Investment (millions)
China $2,088.50
Japan $673.40
Germany $505.70
UK $465.80
France $360.10
Spain $264.90
Luxembourg $244.00
Sweden $212.00
Canada $149.20
Italy $129.40
South Korea $111.70
Australia $90.40
Switzerland $75.70
Mexico $62.40
Ireland $31.70
Austria $29.60
India $24.70
Norway $23.80
Poland $21.00
Colombia $20.00
Netherlands $18.60
UAE $15.90
Kenya $6.50
Finland $5.70
Brazil $5.00
Denmark $1.90
Total $5,637.60

Source:  fDi Markets 3/29/17

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

International Employment by Country (2012- 2016)
Country Jobs Created
UK 3,039
China 2,997
Germany 1,960
India 1,288
Japan 1,208
France 1,113
Canada 743
Italy 645
Sweden 494
Luxembourg 491
Mexico 477
Ireland 435
Switzerland 409
Spain 392
Poland 177
Netherlands 153
Colombia 131
Austria 102
South Korea 96
UAE 77
Australia 63
Brazil 55
Finland 38
Denmark 35
Kenya 29
Norway 22
Total 16,669

Source:  fDi Markets 3/29/17

 

Note: fDi Markets data based on publicly announced projects.

 

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