The Success of U.S. Companies Abroad Supports Good Jobs at Home

  • These companies conduct most of their activity in the U.S. and two-thirds of their global workforce are American workers.
  • Fully 75% of the value added from their worldwide activities was produced in the United States in 2019.
  • U.S. MNCs made $739 billion of their capital investments in the U.S., representing 78% of their worldwide capital expenditures.
  • American companies with global operations also did $350 billion of research and development in the U.S., accounting for 86% of their worldwide R&D and more than 70% of all R&D by U.S. businesses.



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The Alliance for Competitive Taxation promotes U.S. jobs, investment and rising incomes through the establishment of a competitive U.S. tax system.