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  • Insourcing Benefits: U.S. Exports
    U.S. affiliates of foreign companies boost domestic exports by shipping finished goods
  • Insourcing Benefits: U.S. Manufacturing
    Economists estimate for each manufacturing job two to five additional jobs are created elsewhere in the economy
  • Insourcing Benefits: U.S. Research and Development
    R&D carried out by U.S. affiliates of foreign enterprises supports thousands of highpaying American jobs

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    New Data Show US Must Continue to Prioritize Global Investment

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to the latest foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS) data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA): 

    Christie’s Action Saves New Jersey Jobs

    Vetoes bill that would have jeopardized hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Garden State

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to Governor Chris Christie’s vetoing the so-called “Buy American” bills (A.3059/S.1811) passed by the New Jersey legislature:

    Aaron S. Brickman Joins Organization for International Investment

    Former founding SelectUSA official named SVP for Strategy & Development

     

    WASHINGTON – The Organization for International Investment (OFII) today announced Aaron S. Brickman as its senior vice president for strategy and development.  Prior to joining OFII, Brickman served as the deputy executive director of SelectUSA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce charged with encouraging foreign direct investment in the United States.

     

    Seduced By The False Promise of Buy American Laws

    Forbes

    By Dan Ikenson

    It has been said that patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels. Those words ring especially true this morning in New Jersey, where the legislature is poised to pass a patriotic-sounding, but fiscally-irresponsible “Buy American” law. That outcome might benefit a few scoundrel politicians looking to score points with some local producers and the unions, but it would leave New Jersey’s taxpayers and many of its employers and workers holding the bag.

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    New Data Show US Must Continue to Prioritize Global Investment

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to the latest foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS) data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA): 

    Christie’s Action Saves New Jersey Jobs

    Vetoes bill that would have jeopardized hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Garden State

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in response to Governor Chris Christie’s vetoing the so-called “Buy American” bills (A.3059/S.1811) passed by the New Jersey legislature:

    NJ Assembly Considering Bill That Would ‘Significantly Undermine’ Workers, Taxpayers, and Schools

    Coalition of employers expresses concerns with NJ ‘Buy American’ Bills

    TRENTON – A dozen leading business organizations, representing employers of all sizes and sectors, sent a letter to New Jersey state lawmakers in opposition to two “Buy American” bills (A.3059 and S.1811) that threaten to raise costs for taxpayers and make the Garden State less economically competitive.  Here are excerpts from the letter:

    POTUS Backdrop Brought to You by Insourcing

    Insourcing companies – like Toyota – have helped America’s manufacturing comeback

    WASHINGTON – Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), issued the following statement in conjunction with President Obama’s visit to Millennium Steel as part of Manufacturing Day:

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    Seduced By The False Promise of Buy American Laws

    Forbes

    By Dan Ikenson

    It has been said that patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels. Those words ring especially true this morning in New Jersey, where the legislature is poised to pass a patriotic-sounding, but fiscally-irresponsible “Buy American” law. That outcome might benefit a few scoundrel politicians looking to score points with some local producers and the unions, but it would leave New Jersey’s taxpayers and many of its employers and workers holding the bag.

    N.J.'s economy helped by global companies: Opinion

    Star-Ledger

    By: Brent Shafer, CEO of Philips North America                            

    In today’s economy, every job counts. Every job helps support a family, and contributes to our local, state and national economies. As a result, every U.S. lawmaker is highly focused on what can be done to improve the economy, and there are many ideas and proposed laws about what would produce the best results.

    Businesses oppose 'Buy American' bill as Assembly vote nears

    The Record (NJ) 

    A bill that seeks to promote a "Buy American" philosophy by requiring governmental bodies in New Jersey to purchase only goods made in the U.S. has stoked fierce business opposition as it heads for a vote by the Assembly Thursday.

    McLernon Says Corporate Tax Rate Hinders Competition (Video)

    Bloomberg

    Nancy McLernon, chief executive officer of the Organization for International Investment, talks about Burger King Worldwide Inc.’s acquisition of Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons Inc. and corporate tax inversions.

    McLernon speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." InterMedia Partners LP's Leo Hindery also speaks.

    Watch the full video HERE.

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    A Week of Trade and Investment

    While Washington is focused on competitive elections, I wanted to remind you of how important trade is to keeping America competitive in the global race for job creation.

    The Fall Rush Is Here

    The past two days have been important ones as OFII held its annual General Counsel Conference here in Washington.  Chief legal officers of U.S.