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Beyond recruiting international companies to relocate to Broward County, partake in joint ventures and bring international trade, the Office of Economic and Small Business Development also works to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Below you will find an up-to-date matrix of the FDI that has come into Broward since 2002, when it was first tracked.  

 FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
2002 - PRESENT

TOTAL

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

TOTAL
COUNTRIES

$315,400,474

3228

985

16

2010

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 April

Propulsion Technologies
International 

 $ 5,000,000

 20

0

France 

 TOTAL

 1

 $ 5,000,000

 20

0

 1

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2009

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 February

Propulsion Technologies
International 

 $ 7,500,000

 0

135

France 

September

Riso Latin America

$ 3,000,000

20

0

Japan

 TOTAL

 2

 $ 10,500,000

 20

135

 2

2008

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 March

Florida Services & Information

 $ 280,000

 4

0

Germany 

March

Experience Media

$ 350,000

6

0

Canada

December

Research in Motion (RIM)

$ 118,000,000

500

0

Canada

December

Aveva Drug Delivery Systems

$0

90

0

Japan

 TOTAL

 4

 $ 118,630,000

 600

0

 3

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2007

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 April

Komori Corporation

 $ 7,100,000

 35

0

Japan

September

Ener1 (Workforce Training Grant)

$ 1,680,474

0

38

Japan

 TOTAL

 2

 $ 8,780,474

 35

0

 1

2006

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 June

Vistamatic

 $ 200,000

 2

0

United Kingdom 

October

PD Florida

$ 500,000

3

0

Venezuela

January

Legis (Editorial Los Triunfadores, LLC

$ 300,000

3

0

Colombia

January

Harp International Ltd.

$ 200,000

2

0

United Kingdom

February

Ana G. Mendez University System

$ 1,500,000

23

0

Puerto Rico

March

Airspray International

$ 3,500,000

16

30

Japan

May

Buckley Jewelery / Buckley Americas

$ 1,000,000

2

0

United Kingdom

June

RWDI

$1,500,000

15

0

Canada

August

South African Premium Wines (SAP Wines)

$ 1,400,000

10

0

South Africa

August

Opacmare

$ 2,520,000

13

0

 Italy

September

Komori Corporation

$ 20,000,000

35

0

Japan

September

Fonexion USA

$ 1,500,000

10

0

Spain

 TOTAL

 12

 $ 34,120,000

 134

30

 9

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2005

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 October

Aveva Drug Delivery Systems

 $ 4,500,000

0

110

Japan 

October

DHL Worldwide Express

$ 100,000,000

600

700

Germany

March

Opacmare USA LLC

$ 200,000

3

0

Italy

March

Royal Sun & Alliance (Latin American 
Headquarters)

$ 150,000

30

0

United Kingdom

July

IDF International, LLC

$ 30,000

2

0

Venezuela

 TOTAL

 5

 $ 104,880,000

635

810

 5

2004

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

 July

MZ Rio / MZ USA 

 $ 250,000

 3

0

Spain

 TOTAL

 1

 $ 250,000

 3

0

 1

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2003

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

January

Syrom 90 S.P.A. 

 $ 1,000,000

 15

0

Italy 

January

Bolton Medical

$ 3,250,000

115

0

Spain

March

ABN-AMRO

$ 6,265,000

524

0

Netherlands

March

DHL - Phase I

$ 4,800,000

600

0

Germany

April

NIPRO

$ 4,500,000

110

0

Japan

June

Duty Free Americas

$ 6,000,000

100

0

United Kingdom

August

Task International

$ 100,000

5

0

United Kingdom

September

Kiesegang Gruupe

$ 400,000

20

0

Germany

October

Nitto Denko Co. Ltd.

$0
*existing bldg.

110

0

Japan

November

Dallmeier Electronic GmbH & Co.

$ 100,000

10

0

Germany

 TOTAL

 10

 $ 26,415,000

1609

0

 7

2002

MONTH

COMPANY

FOREIGN
DIRECT
INVESTMENT

JOBS
CREATED

JOBS
RETAINED

COUNTRY

November

Ener1 Holdings

 $ 900,000

40

10

Italy 

January

Mattel Corporation

$ 675,000

50

0

Mexico

February

Fornerange Espana, SA

$ 250,000

35

0

Spain

August

Exact Cost

$ 5,000,000

45

0

Israel

October

SUFRAMA/CIEAM

$0
*City of Hollywood absorbed cost

2

0

Brazil

 TOTAL

 5

 $ 6,825,000

172

10

 5

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