Formosa Petrochemical, the petroleum refining company, was the top FDI company by capital expenditure in the Americas in the first half of 2018, spending $9.4bn.
Southern Copper, the mining company, saw $2.5bn in capex, ahead of Vale, the Brazilian multinational corporation engaged in metals and mining, which spent $2.3bn.
Iberdrola, the electric utility company, saw $1.8bn in capex in H1, while
Constellation Brands, which produces and markets beer, wine and spirits, spent $1.5bn.
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