The Greater Richmond Partnership maintains a list of internationally-owned companies which includes more than 230 firms representing 31 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 270 in the area that employ over 26,000 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 2.2% 5 2.2% 300 1.1%
Austria 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 84 0.3%
Belgium 3 1.3% 4 1.7% 34 0.1%
Bolivia 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 29 0.1%
Brazil 10 4.3% 10 4.3% 383 1.4%
Canada 21 9.1% 21 9.1% 447 1.6%
China 2 0.9% 3 1.3% 36 0.1%
Colombia 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 30 0.1%
Denmark 3 1.3% 3 1.3% 112 0.4%
Finland 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 58 0.2%
France 18 7.8% 25 10.8% 1,884 6.8%
Germany 36 15.5% 43 18.5% 2,947 10.7%
Greece 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 80 0.3%
India 4 1.7% 4 1.7% 222 0.8%
Ireland 5 2.2% 5 2.2% 3,805 13.8%
Israel 3 1.3% 3 1.3% 625 2.3%
Italy 6 2.6% 6 2.6% 556 2%
Japan 19 8.2% 33 14.2% 1,976 7.2%
Luxembourg 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 500 1.8%
Mexico 4 1.7% 4 1.7% 643 2.3%
Netherlands 17 7.3% 19 8.2% 5,047 18.3%
New Zealand 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 805 2.9%
Norway 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 31 0.1%
Singapore 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 1 0%
South Korea 2 0.9% 2 0.9% 125 0.5%
Spain 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Sweden 6 2.6% 6 2.6% 907 3.3%
Switzerland 16 6.9% 21 9.1% 1,023 3.7%
Taiwan 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 42 0.2%
United Arab Emirates 1 0.4% 1 0.4% 62 0.2%
United Kingdom 39 16.8% 39 16.8% 3,756 13.6%
Totals: 100% 100% 100%