THE STATE OF NATIONS.
International Businesses Call Oklahoma Home.
Oklahoma is home to more than 140 FDI companies.
Major sources of foreign investment in Oklahoma include France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, Japan and Mexico.
Foreign Direct Investment.
Businesses looking to relocate to the United States benefit from Oklahoma’s central location, pro-business environment, available sites and prepared workforce. Oklahoma brings you in touch with more than 80 million people within a 500-mile radius, and it is equidistant from New York City, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Toronto. Oklahoma is ideally positioned to serve not just America, but NAFTA and world markets as well.
- U.S. subsidiaries of global companies play a vital role in Oklahoma’s economy, insourcing 36,800 jobs – an increase of 8.6 percent over the past six years.
- U.S. subsidiaries write paychecks to nearly 3 percent of Oklahoma’s private-sector workforce.
- More than 40 percent of jobs at U.S. subsidiaries in Oklahoma are in the manufacturing industry, accounting for 15,700 jobs.