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Getting Started in the U.S.

Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our fifty states, the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

Getting Started

We offer a wide range of resource information on U.S. export products, new technologies, and trade-related programs and events.

  • Visit the SelectUSA.gov website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business and investment.  From a vast domestic market, to a transparent legal system, to the most innovative companies in the world, the United States is the place for business.  On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.
  • Contact us at the U.S. Embassy to discuss your interests and needs.
  • View our Publications Sections to view the latest quarterly Trade Bulletin and Commercial News USA.


For detailed information regarding business visas, please visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/.