Insourcing Benefits: U.S. Exports
U.S. affiliates of foreign companies boost domestic exports by shipping finished goods from their U.S. factories back to their parent companies. They also use the United States as part of their global supply chains, allowing them to sell to customers around the world. These exports increase demand for raw materials and other U.S.-made inputs, a benefit for the American economy. Foreign companies in the United States accounted for more than a quarter of total U.S. goods exports in 2014. Read more here.