• Governor Snyder Leads in Job-Creating Investments
    Issues Michigan’s first Open Investment Policy statement
  • FDI in the United States, 2nd Quarter 2017
    While the United States remains an attractive investment location, global competition for foreign investment dollars increases
  • States That Get It: Open Investment Policy Statements
    Keeping America Globally Competitive
  • Foreign Direct Investment in the United States Report, Fall 2017
  • Treasury Provides ‘Critical Relief’ to US Employers
    Common-sense action is another step toward rescinding harmful Sec. 385 regulations
  • OFII Releases New Inbound Investment Survey
    Inbound companies weigh in on the U.S. business climate for global investment
  • Jobs We Need
    New Report Links Quality Jobs to Global Connections

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    Governor Snyder Leads in Job-Creating Investments

    WYANDOTTE, MI – Governor Rick Snyder made state history today by issuing Michigan’s first Open Investment Policy statement, declaring that foreign direct investment (FDI) helps power Michigan’s economy and reaffirming that the state will treat foreign-based employers in an equitable manner.
     

    Japan-Based Ariake to Expand Manufacturing in US

    Japan-based food company producing stock, base, and seasoning, Ariake Group, plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Harrisonburg, VA . They will invest $17 million in the expansion. The number of jobs to be created is undeclared. Read More

    Canada-Based New Flyer Opens New Facility

    Canada-based New Flyer, a transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and distributor, plans to open an innovation center in Anniston, AL this month. The new facility is an investment of up to $30 million, but the number of jobs has not been disclosed. Read More

    South Africa-Based Sasol Adds 500 Jobs

    South Africa-based Sasol, an energy and chemical company, has recently hired 500 workers under an $11 billion ethane cracker plant investment near Lake Charles, LA. The facility is currently 74 percent complete. Read More

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    Governor Snyder Leads in Job-Creating Investments

    WYANDOTTE, MI – Governor Rick Snyder made state history today by issuing Michigan’s first Open Investment Policy statement, declaring that foreign direct investment (FDI) helps power Michigan’s economy and reaffirming that the state will treat foreign-based employers in an equitable manner.
     

    Treasury Provides ‘Critical Relief’ to US Employers

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Treasury’s announcement it is delaying the application of “the Documentation Regulations by 12 months” for the Section 385 regulations.

    Governor Cooper Declares North Carolina ‘Ready to Lead’ on Global Investment

    CLAYTON, NC – Governor Roy Cooper made history today by signing North Carolina’s first Open Investment Policy Proclamation at Novo Nordisk’s manufacturing facility in Clayton. The governor’s proclamation acknowledges the importance of cross-border investment for North Carolina’s economy and commits the state to treating foreign employers in a fair and equitable manner.

    In the News

    Japan-Based Ariake to Expand Manufacturing in US

    Japan-based food company producing stock, base, and seasoning, Ariake Group, plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Harrisonburg, VA . They will invest $17 million in the expansion. The number of jobs to be created is undeclared. Read More

    Canada-Based New Flyer Opens New Facility

    Canada-based New Flyer, a transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and distributor, plans to open an innovation center in Anniston, AL this month. The new facility is an investment of up to $30 million, but the number of jobs has not been disclosed. Read More

    South Africa-Based Sasol Adds 500 Jobs

    South Africa-based Sasol, an energy and chemical company, has recently hired 500 workers under an $11 billion ethane cracker plant investment near Lake Charles, LA. The facility is currently 74 percent complete. Read More

    E-Newsletter

    OFII News Update on Global Investment In America

    2016 is off to the races, both in Washington and here at OFII.  Below are a few updates I thought you might be interested in.  

    - Nancy McLernon
    President  & CEO
    Organization for International Investment

     

    OFII Hosts 'One-of-a-Kind' Meeting in Davos

    Last week, I was pleased to lead a discussion on foreign direct investment in the United States at the OFII's second annual policy roundtable, alongside the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  

    October News Update

    I wanted to share with you some insourcing news from OFII, its members and others who are interested in growing foreign direct investment in the United States.  If you have a good news story for us to share, please send it our way!

    - Nancy McLernon
    President  & CEO, OFII

     

     

    July, One of the Busiest of the Year

    Deep into the dog days of summer in DC, OFII and its members continue to plug away on key priorities. 

    Connecting OFII Companies with Economic Development Professionals

    FDI Is Rising - Helping US Communites Do the Same

    In case you missed it, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis yesterday released its preliminary first quarter 2015 FDI data. 

    OFII has summarized the findings in a new report.  Highlights include: 

    FDI in the United States totaled $192 billion in the first quarter of 2015, jumping 267 percent from the previous quarter.