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A Resource for Canadian Investors

SelectUSA was created 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 states—the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

Learn more about Canadian investment in the United States!

What is SelectUSA?

SelectUSA is the U.S. government program to promote, facilitate, and encourage business investment in the United States. SelectUSA works with companies and U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to provide information, facilitate direct connections, and resolve questions regarding federal regulations. SelectUSA also provides a promotional platform for U.S. state and local governments.

SelectUSA highlights investment opportunities in the United States, and it encourages international businesses to locate, invest, and grow in the U.S. With more than 300 million people and the largest economy in the world, the United States has one of the most important markets for any global company. The American workforce ranks as one of the best educated, most productive, and most innovative in the world. As a place to do business, the United States offers a predictable and transparent legal system, outstanding infrastructure, and access to the world’s most lucrative consumer market.

For more information, please visit the SelectUSA website.

SelectUSA Web Resources:

  • A searchable guide of federal programs and services available to businesses operating in the United States—including grants, loans, loan guarantees, and tax incentives;
  • Industry snapshots that describe the competitive landscape;
  • A catalogue on “Why to Select the USA?” that explains the advantages of operating a business in the United States; and
  • An interactive map of the United States to direct business visitors to individual states’ economic development agencies—their principal partners in the site selection process.

SelectUSA Contact:

Mr. Bojan Opsenica
Investment Specialist 
Phone: 416-595-5412 x224

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