United States: Still Number One!


U.S. Leads FDI Confidence Index

It's official!  AT Kearney's 2014 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index confirms what we here at SelectUSA already knew: the United States is still the #1 destination for investment.  

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and National Economic Council Director Jeff Zients co-authored an op-ed, sharing their insight into why the U.S market remains at the top of this list and why investors are betting on the United States as the place to do business.  Continue reading for an excerpt, or click here for the full story.

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Excerpt of op-ed co-authored by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and NEC Director Jeff Zients

According to a survey released this week, America is leading the world in attracting investment. And we are keeping our foot on the accelerator.

A new AT Kearney survey of 300 global executives found that the United States is the top destination in the world for foreign direct investment. Last year, the U.S. surged past Brazil, China, and India to retake the top spot for the first time since 2001. And this year, the United States extended its lead with one of the highest confidence scores on record for any country and was ranked first by respondents from every geography and by every industry. It is clear that the improvements over the past two years have been profound and the U.S. continues to show greater positive momentum than any other country.

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