The top FDI sector in the Americas by project number in the first half of 2017 was business services, with 510 projects.
Software and IT services came in second place, with 384 projects, while financial services saw 297 projects in the first six months of the year.
The industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector witnessed 154 projects, narrowly ahead of communications, which saw 152.
The chart was produced using fDi Markets, which gives real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations. For more information visit fdimarkets.com.