Getting Started in the U.S.

The United States is the largest destination for foreign direct investment in the world. The SelectUSA initiative showcases the United States as the world’s premier business location and provides easy access to federal and state-level programs and services related to business investment.

SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states—the primary drivers of economic development 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, America is the place for business. On the SelectUSA website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.

Are you interested in U.S. products and services?

If your company is outside the U.S., the U.S. Commercial Service can help by:

  • introducing you to potential U.S. suppliers letting you know of the suitable,
  • U.S. trade shows to visit inviting you to participate in our programs,
  • and inviting you to register on our database.