The Greater Richmond Partnership maintains a list of internationally-owned companies which includes more than 220 firms representing 26 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 24,000 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 1.3%
Austria 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 137 0.5%
Belgium 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 534 2.1%
Bolivia 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 29 0.1%
Brazil 9 4.1% 9 4.1% 583 2.3%
Canada 13 5.9% 13 5.9% 706 2.7%
China 2 0.9% 3 1.4% 36 0.1%
Denmark 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 172 0.7%
Finland 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 58 0.2%
France 18 8.2% 18 8.2% 2,027 7.9%
Germany 43 19.6% 46 21% 3,857 15%
Greece 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 80 0.3%
India 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 22 0.1%
Ireland 5 2.3% 5 2.3% 3,461 13.4%
Israel 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 664 2.6%
Italy 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 209 0.8%
Japan 16 7.3% 16 7.3% 1,850 7.2%
Luxembourg 2 0.9% 5 2.3% 506 2%
Mexico 3 1.4% 5 2.3% 133 0.5%
Netherlands 14 6.4% 16 7.3% 3,997 15.5%
New Zealand 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 800 3.1%
Spain 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 275 1.1%
Sweden 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 875 3.4%
Switzerland 12 5.5% 12 5.5% 567 2.2%
Taiwan 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 42 0.2%
United Kingdom 44 20.1% 45 20.5% 2,619 10.2%
Totals: 100% 100% 100%