Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis

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This report discusses the foreign direct investment in the United States that declined sharply after 2000, when a record $300 billion was invested in U.S. businesses and real estate. While some in Congress encourage such investment to offset the perceived negative economic effects of U.S. firms investing abroad, others are concerned about foreign acquisitions of U.S. firms that are considered essential to U.S. national and economic security.

Creator(s): Jackson, James K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 10, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jackson, James K.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 10, 2012
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United States
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This report discusses the foreign direct investment in the United States that declined sharply after 2000, when a record $300 billion was invested in U.S. businesses and real estate. While some in Congress encourage such investment to offset the perceived negative economic effects of U.S. firms investing abroad, others are concerned about foreign acquisitions of U.S. firms that are considered essential to U.S. national and economic security.

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11 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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