International Business Fast Facts

  • Over 850 international business locations in Oakland County represent over 900 foreign-parent firms
  • The United States' Totalization Agreement with 24 prominent countries eliminates dual contributions of foreign workers to the Social Security systems of both the United States and another country
  • 50 of the 100 world-leading, internationally-owned automotive suppliers make their home in Oakland County and have 80 business locations here.
  • Almost 43 percent of Fortune Global 500 companies have business locations in Oakland County
  • More than half the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) located in the county are German or Japanese
  • Oakland County’s top 20 employers include Fortune Global 500 companies such as General Motors Corp., Robert Bosch LLC, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.