[Video] Japan's U.S. Investment Dynamic

Jun 24, 2021

Japan's U.S. Investment Dynamic provides new perspectives on the value that Japanese companies bring to America's economy.

U.S.-based Japanese manufacturers employed a record level of 418,000 Americans in 2017, more than any foreign investor country. Japanese companies have deployed a record level of R&D capital expenditures in the U.S., and companies from Japan now account for 6% of total U.S. exports.

This video features interviews with local government leaders who provide their perspective on the key role Japanese companies play in their local economies:

    • Mayor Jim Lienhoop, City of Columbus (IN)
    • Deanna Kuennen, Community and Economic Development Director, City of Faribault, (MN)
    • Deborah Scherer, Managing Director, Global Trade and Investment at One Columbus ​​​(OH)

For further information for this video, please contact JETRO: https://www.jetro.go.jp/usa/contact-us.html