Top Americas FDI sectors by jobs created, Q1-Q2 2015 

FDI in automotive components creates most jobs in Americas

FDI into the automotive components sector created the most jobs in the Americas region in the first half of 2015. A total of 23,057 jobs were created by crossborder investment into this sector.

This was followed by business services, which saw 14,024 jobs created in the first half of 2015.


Automotive original equipment manufacture, metals, and food and tobacco ranked third, fourth and fifth in terms of job creation, with 4975, 4271 and 4206 positions created, respectively.

The chart was produced using fDi Markets, with gives real-time crossborder greenfield investment data on all sectors and locations, for more information visit