New Neighbors 2017 Update: Chinese FDI in the United States by Congressional District
Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US-China Relations have released the 2017 update of their “New Neighbors” report series. The update provides a detailed tally of the operations of Chinese-affiliated companies in the United States and the local impacts of those investment. It finds that Chinese investment in acquisitions, new operations, and expansions in the US grew to $46 billion in 2016, more than three times the previous record in 2015. The number of Chinese-affiliated operations in the US exceeded 3,200 by year-end 2016, extending across nearly 98% of congressional districts (425 out of 435). The number of Americans employed by Chinese-affiliated companies rose to more than 140,000—a 46% increase from 2015.