|Date added||June 2, 2020|
|Category||International Reports, Regional Economic Reports|
On May 26, 2020, the World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) released the report Foreign Direct Investment in California, 2020, assessing the positive employment impact of foreign-owned enterprises in the state and its various regions. The report was created in partnership with the California Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Loyola Marymount University’s Center for International Business. Over 730,000 direct jobs in California are at foreign-owned firms, according the report, underscoring how important FDI and international connections are to the state’s economy.