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Foreign direct investments are down in the U.S., small in Idaho (access required)

Foreign direct investments to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses hit $259.6 billion in 2017, down 32 percent from $379.7 billion in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). In Idaho, total first-year expenditures were $35 million in 2017, compared with $3 million in 2014, the last available value, said Amanda Budny, chief of ...

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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.