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Why Invest in the United States?

An increasing number of companies around the world are choosing the United States as the place to expand their business. There are several good reasons for the U.S. being the top investment destination in the world. These include:

  • a talented workforce
  • a lucrative consumer market
  • a strong research and development base
  • a strong intellectual property protection system
  • a transparent and predictable legal system
  • a highly-developed infrastructure
  • robust supply chains

Select USA

Companies looking to invest in the United States have a powerful new partner- SelectUSA. Established by President Obama in 2011, this is the first-ever federal-wide effort to facilitate business investment as an engine for job growth and economic development. SelectUSA is the single point of contact at the national level to help international and domestic firms grow and invest in the United States. Select USA serves as an information clearinghouse for the global investment community, an ombudsman for investors, and an advocate for U.S. cities, states, and regions. SelectUSA works in partnership with Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) that are looking to attract business investment in their local areas.

How can SelectUSA help you expand your business into the U.S.?

1) Information – providing investors with content on federal programs and services available to businesses operating in the United States including grants, loans, incentives and other assistance programs.

2) Ombudsman services - SelectUSA is an ombudsman that can help resolve issues involving federal regulations, programs or activities related to existing, pending, and potential investments. Working with SelectUSA, investors can develop a better understanding of how to navigate U.S. regulations.

3) Contacts – SelectUSA is an advocate for U.S. Cities, States and Regions. Each part of the country has different incentives and regulations for investors, which are promoted by local Economic Development Organizations (EDOs). SelectUSA can connect investors with relevant EDOs based on location preferences.

SelectUSA assistance to Indian Investors

SelectUSA recognizes that Indian businesses are expanding at a rapid pace and as India surges forward to become the fourth fastest source of FDI into the U.S., SelectUSA can act as your “One Stop Shop” to assist with your expansion plans in the U.S. market. SelectUSA can provide subject-matter expertise to investors on business investment in the United States and assists in developing a Foreign Direct Investment strategy.

Disclaimer: SelectUSA does not engage in activities that encourage foreign direct investment into the United States by state-owned entities, which are entities owned or controlled by a foreign government.

SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019: When and Where?

June 10 – 12, 2019
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

If you represent a business and you are considering opening or expanding operations, the SelectUSA Summit will help you find the answers you need more efficiently, saving you time and money. You’ll discover more about how, where, and why to invest in the United States.

Who should attend?

o Investors of all sizes, at all stages: Whether you represent an established multinational, small or medium-sized business, or a high-growth start-up, this event is for you if you’re thinking about establishing or expanding operations in the United States.

o Advisors, specialists, companies, chambers of commerce, and associations: Organizations and service providers that facilitate direct investment into the United States are welcome.

Learn more at

If you need any assistance or additional clarifications, please get in touch with us at the contact details provided below.

U.S. Commercial Service     

9th Floor, JW Marriott Hotel
24/1 Vittal Mallya Road

Tel.: +91 80 2227 6401

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