Looking ahead, the United States will remain an attractive destination for foreign investment, and this investment will help bolster our economy. However, we need to continue to nurture and build upon the underlying strengths of the U.S. economy that make firms want to invest here; including an open investment regime, a large economy, a skilled labor force, community colleges, world-class research universities, predictable and stable regulatory regime, adequate infrastructure, and new energy sources.
[i] These seven European countries, in descending order of direct investment in the U.S. from 2010 to 2012, are: the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Belgium.
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This report was prepared by the President's Council on Economic Affairs and the Department of Commerce's Economics and Statistics Administration.
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