South Korean companies, long known for their world-class technological innovations and manufacturing prowess, are not limited to South Korea’s borders for future growth. Korean firms are increasingly looking to the U.S. to fuel expansion and hire new workers.

Batavia, Ohio, near Cincinnati, shares a surprising connection with Espoo, a city just outside of Helsinki, Finland. Both host major Huhtamaki operations, a Finland-based company that first entered the U.S. market more than 20 years ago.

The annual event is one of the most critical events of the Economic Development world each year, and this year, the United States is the event’s premier partner.

The FDI Frontlines Coalition sat down with Daniel Calto, Director of Solution Services for Elsevier Research Intelligence to understand RELX's investment priorities and learn about how the company helps map innovative ecosystems across the world.

The Organization for International Investment released three fact sheets highlighting the dynamic role of FDI in U.S. manufacturing, U.S. innovation, and U.S. exports. The underlying information reveals the incredible linkage between FDI and these sectors.

Did you know? Global companies are bringing already proven and tested workforce training models to the United States to cultivate a strong U.S. workforce. These programs are closing the skills gap and developing the next generation of workers necessary to support their U.S. operations.

New Report Finds FDI in the United States Approaching $3 Trillion

FDI takes center stage at NGA Winter Meetings in Washington, D.C.

By Katja Zastrow
Regional Vice President of State Government Affairs, Anheuser-Busch