Economy

White House Launches Push to Attract More Foreign Investmenti
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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.


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