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Doing Business in the USA

Doing Business in the USA

SelectUSA Investment Summit 2013

Select USA Investment Summit 2013

July 2013 - The SelectUSA Investment Summit will be the first of its kind, connecting businesses and investors from around the world with economic development organizations from across the country in an effort to promote investment in the United States. See the Summit website for more »

Invest in North America Conference - London

July 2013 -The High Commission of Canada, the Embassy of Mexico, and the Embassy of the United States of America are pleased to announce the "Invest in North America: NAFTA Matters" conference taking place on Tuesday, 1 October 2013 at the Guildhall, City of London, UK.  See www.investinnorthamerica.com »

Doing Business in the USA

On this page, you will find a quick description of resources available for companies in Ireland considering investments in the United States and some suggestions for getting started.

Investing in the USA
 
The United States is the world’s largest economy and has the world’s third-largest population, with a gross domestic product of over $14 trillion and a population of more than 310 million people. It is also one of the richest economies in the world. The country’s per capita GDP of over $47,000 leads all major developed economies. In addition, the United States maintains free trade agreements with 17 partner countries that produced a combined $5 trillion dollars in 2010—giving investors in the United States unparalleled access to diverse markets across the globe.

Getting Started

  1. 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 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 website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories. Most U.S. states have an economic development office based in Europe. Please visit the website of the Council of American States in Europe for more information.
  2. Contact us at the U.S. Commerical Service to discuss your interests and needs.
  3. SBA.gov - Official website of the United States Small Business Administration. Web site’s focus is on small and medium-sized business, but much of the information is applicable to businesses of all sizes.
  4. Enterprise Ireland - Please contact Enterprise Ireland for assistance with exporting your product to the U.S.
  5. Cluster Mapping Tool - The Project aims to provide policymakers and development practitioners across America with the data and tools for assessing regional cluster strengths, business environment characteristics, and innovation assets; with case studies on and toolkits for formulating development strategies; and with a directory profiling active cluster initiatives throughout the country
  6. Business Law & Regulations -  This section helps you with the day-to-day legal issues that could affect your small business.
  7. State and Local Regulations - Step-by-step instructions for complying with state and local regulations when starting or running a business.

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