Economy

White House Launches Push to Attract More Foreign Investmenti
X
November 01, 2013 12:04 AM
The United States has traditionally been the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investments (or FDI) - but that is changing. Since 2000, when the U.S. held nearly 40 percent of the world’s foreign investments, its share of capital inflows has declined to just 17 percent. The White House hopes to reverse the decline - launching an aggressive campaign Thursday to attract more foreign investment to the United States. Mil Arcega has more.

White House Launches Push to Attract More Foreign Investment

Published October 31, 2013

The United States has traditionally been the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investments (or FDI) - but that is changing. Since 2000, when the U.S. held nearly 40 percent of the world’s foreign investments, its share of capital inflows has declined to just 17 percent. The White House hopes to reverse the decline - launching an aggressive campaign Thursday to attract more foreign investment to the United States. Mil Arcega has more.


You May Like

Video VOA EXCLUSIVE: Iraq President Vows to Fight IS 'Until They Are Killed or We Die'

In wide-ranging interview with VOA Persian service reporter, Fuad Masum describes conflict as new type of fight that will take time to win More

Video Russian Anti-Corruption Campaigner Slams Putin’s Crackdown on Dissent

In interview with VOA Alexei Navalny says he believes new law against 'undesirable NGOs' part of move to keep Russian president in power More

Video On The Scene: In Ethiopia, 'Are You a Journalist?' Is a Loaded Question

VOA's Anita Powell describes the difficulties faced by reporters in fully conveying the story in a country where people are reticent to share their true opinions More