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Foreign Direct Investment

Blog Post | Advanced Industries Series

Using foreign direct investment to strengthen U.S. advanced industries

March 23, 2015, Kenan Fikri and Devashree Saha

Foreign direct investment (FDI) takes center stage in Washington this week as business, government, and regional leaders gather for SelectUSA’s 2015 Investment Summit. With the country perched atop investor confidence indices and U.S. economic growth accelerating relative to much of the rest of the world, expect the mood to be optimistic.