The United States tops the A.T.Kearney FDI Confidence Index for the 6th year in a row. This enduring attractiveness is likely in large part because the US is the largest market in the world.
The recent corporate tax rate cut likely also increases the appeal of investing in the US. FDI remains a crucial means for the government to maintain access to the global market. All of North America performed well on the index. Canada rose to the 2nd place and furthermore investors are optimistic about Canada’s economic prospects.