The European Union and the United States have the largest bilateral trade relationship and enjoy the most integrated economic relationship in the world.

-Total US investment in the EU is three times higher than in all of Asia.

- EU investment in the US is around eight times the amount of EU investment in India and China together.

- EU and US investments are the real driver of the transatlantic relationship, contributing to growth and jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

- The transatlantic relationship also defines the shape of the global economy as a whole. Either the EU or the US is the largest trade and investment partner for almost all other countries in the global economy.

- The EU and the US economies account together for about half the entire world GDP and for nearly a third of world trade flows.