3rd Quarter 2013

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2013 Foreign Investment into Tennessee

Last year's foreign investment was higher than for 2008, 2009, and 2010 combined.
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Twenty foreign firms either initiated new operations or significantly expanded existing ones over the past year. (We do not include outright purchases of existing facilities.) This was roughly one-third more than in 2012. Indeed foreign investment in the state has substantially bounced back from its collapse in the wake of the global economic crisis of 2008-2009. Last year's foreign investment was actually higher than for the years 2008, 2009, and 2010 combined, whether measured in terms of announcements or in terms of anticipated new employment.

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