What are the top five foreign countries with business in Tennessee?

What are the top five foreign countries with business in Tennessee?

December 6th, 2011 in Business Around the Region

Workers check a VW Golf at the assembly line of the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau, Germany.

Workers check a VW Golf at the assembly...

The top countries for foreign investment in Tennessee:

1 Japan, with 179 facilities in Tennessee, representing an investment of $14.6 billion and 34,813 jobs

2 Germany, with 68 facilities in Tennessee, representing an investment of nearly $2.6 billion and 10,305 jobs

3 Canada, with 84 facilities in Tennessee, representing an investment of more than $1.2 billion and 12,545 jobs

4 United Kingdom, with 124 facilities, representing an investment of $1.1 billion and 13,347 jobs

5 Sweden, with 19 facilities, representing an investment of $551.8 million and 5,830 jobs

Source: Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development