Foreign direct investment (FDI) plays a major role in the United States economy, both as a key driver of the economy and an important source of innovation, exports and jobs. The United States has always provided foreign investors a stable and welcoming market. As a place to do business, the United States offers a predictable and transparent legal system, low taxes, outstanding infrastructure, and access to the worlds most lucrative consumer market. Invest in America? is the primary U.S. Government mechanism to manage foreign direct investment promotion. Invest in America? is a program of the International Trade Administration at the Department of Commerce.