The Greater Richmond Partnership maintains a list of internationally-owned companies which includes more than 220 firms representing 30 countries located in the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The United Kingdom, Germany and Canada 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 nearly 240 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 5 2.3% 5 2.3% 326 1.3%
Austria 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 122 0.5%
Belgium 3 1.4% 4 1.8% 34 0.1%
Bolivia 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 29 0.1%
Brazil 10 4.5% 10 4.5% 583 2.3%
Canada 20 9% 20 9% 659 2.6%
China 2 0.9% 3 1.4% 36 0.1%
Denmark 3 1.4% 3 1.4% 112 0.4%
Finland 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 58 0.2%
France 17 7.7% 21 9.5% 1,884 7.5%
Germany 35 15.8% 42 19% 2,196 8.8%
Greece 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 80 0.3%
India 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 222 0.9%
Ireland 5 2.3% 5 2.3% 3,560 14.2%
Israel 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 621 2.5%
Italy 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 556 2.2%
Japan 17 7.7% 17 7.7% 1,930 7.7%
Luxembourg 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 500 2%
Mexico 4 1.8% 4 1.8% 418 1.7%
Netherlands 16 7.2% 18 8.1% 4,465 17.9%
New Zealand 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 805 3.2%
Norway 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 60 0.2%
Singapore 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 1 0%
South Korea 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 125 0.5%
Spain 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Sweden 6 2.7% 6 2.7% 875 3.5%
Switzerland 13 5.9% 16 7.2% 508 2%
Taiwan 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 42 0.2%
United Arab Emirates 1 0.5% 1 0.5% 62 0.2%
United Kingdom 37 16.7% 37 16.7% 3,199 12.8%
Totals: 100% 100% 100%