The United States remains the largest and wealthiest economy in the world. With over 300 million consumers, the U.S. demand for goods and services is considerable, even in light of recent financial turbulence.
The American manufacturing sector is one the world’s largest and its demand for high-quality manufacturing inputs is also strong.
The U.S. leads the world in science and technology, accounting for one third of global research and development spending and nearly one fourth of the world’s scientists and engineers in the workforce.
It is home to the world’s largest and deepest pool of capital and represents the primary source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world. U.S. innovation networks have long drawn on this vast pool of capital to build an unparalleled track record in the commercialization of new ideas.
Given the very large number of global enterprises with a U.S. presence, the U.S. market provides companies with an excellent access to global value chains.