The Greater Richmond Partnership maintains a list of internationally-owned companies which includes more than 200 firms representing nearly 30 countries located in the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The United Kingdom, Germany and France have the most parent companies. Some of these firms have more than one subsidiary and/or more than one physical location, which multiplies the amount of internationally-owned facilities to 230 in the area that employ over 7,000 workers. The products and services provided by these firms range from industrial machinery to specialty foods and from transportation to consulting services.

Country # of Companies % of Total Local Facilities % of Total Local Employees % of Total
Australia 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 328 1.4%
Austria 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 137 0.6%
Belgium 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 534 2.3%
Bolivia 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 29 0.1%
Brazil 8 3.6% 8 3.6% 563 2.5%
Canada 13 5.9% 13 5.9% 706 3.1%
China 5 2.3% 6 2.7% 426 1.9%
Denmark 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 112 0.5%
Finland 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 58 0.3%
France 17 7.7% 17 7.7% 2,131 9.3%
Germany 43 19.5% 46 20.8% 3,852 16.8%
Greece 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 80 0.3%
India 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 22 0.1%
Ireland 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 129 0.6%
Israel 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 664 2.9%
Italy 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 209 0.9%
Japan 17 7.7% 17 7.7% 1,743 7.6%
Luxembourg 2 0.9% 5 2.3% 506 2.2%
Mexico 3 1.4% 5 2.3% 133 0.6%
Netherlands 14 6.3% 16 7.2% 3,997 17.5%
New Zealand 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 800 3.5%
Spain 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 275 1.2%
Sweden 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 875 3.8%
Switzerland 12 5.4% 12 5.4% 567 2.5%
Taiwan 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 42 0.2%
United Kingdom 45 20.4% 46 20.8% 2,667 11.6%
Totals: 100% 100% 100%