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Why the United States?

There is no shortage of reasons why many international companies of all sizes, including from Portugal – from start-ups to multinationals – have set up operations in America’s thriving business community.  With an annual GDP of $18 trillion and population of over 320 million, the United States is the world’s most attractive consumer market, offering unmatched diversity, a thriving culture of innovation, and the most productive workforce. Companies of all sizes – from start-ups to multinationals – can find the ideas, resources, and market to succeed and grow.

About SelectUSA:

Housed within the U.S. Department of Commerce, SelectUSA promotes and facilitates business investment into the United States by coordinating related federal government agencies to serve as a single point of contact for investors. SelectUSA assists U.S. economic development organizations to compete globally for investment by providing information, a platform for international marketing, and high-level advocacy. SelectUSA also helps investors find the information they need to make decisions; connect to the right people at the local level; navigate the federal regulatory system; and find solutions to issues related to the federal government. To find more information about SelectUSA and how it assists business investment in the United States, and to view the list of federal resources available, please click here.

Contact us

For additional information and assistance, please contact:

Pedro Ferreira, Senior Commercial Specialist

eMail: pedro.ferreira@trade.gov

Phone: +351 217 702 572

Phone: +351 217 702 572




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