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Welcome to SelectUSA

Japan is the second largest source of FDI into the United States. The total stock of FDI from Japan to the United States is $344.1 billion, over 80 percent of all FDI in the United States that originates in Asia-Pacific. Please see the fact sheet of FDI from Japan to the United States.

The United States unequivocally supports foreign direct investment, and provides foreign investors fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory treatment as a matter of policy, law, and practice.

Investing in the United States has many advantages. With more than 300 million people and the largest economy in the world, the United States has one 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.

SelectUSA is the U.S. government-wide program to promote and facilitate business investment in the United States. SelectUSA provides services to international investors of all sizes and U.S. state, regional and local economic development organizations (EDOs), working across the federal government. Some of the specific services for investors include:

  • Information Assistance-SelectUSA can help you get the information you need to make critical decisions about your investment. This includes high-quality data, details on federal resources, and information on national rules and regulations.
  • Direct Connections-SelectUSA connects companies with the right people, from state, local and tribal government to federal officials.
  • Ombudsman Services-SelectUSA can assist companies to resolve issues involving federal regulations or programs related to existing and potential projects.

For resources on investing in the United States, including a contact list for each U.S. state, please click here.

For more information on investment destinations with a presence in Japan, please click here: American State Offices Association Japan

Upcoming Events
Public Private Partnerships Seminar

Date: October 6, 2015 Location: Canadian Embassy in Tokyo
http://www.cccj.or.jp/en/event/2015-P3-Update

National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment Exposition
Date: October 26-28, 2015 Location: Los Angeles, CA
http://www.aeroinvestmentexpo.com/

POWER-GEN International
Date: December 8-10, 2015 Location: Las Vegas, NV
http://www.power-gen.com

Potential and current investors are also invited to contact the SelectUSA representative in Tokyo or Washington, D.C.:

Yuri Arthur                     
Commercial Affairs     
US Embassy Tokyo        

Keida Ackerman
International Investment Specialist SelectUSA
Washington DC

Junko Chino
SelectUSA Commercial Specialist
US Embassy Tokyo
SelectUSAJapan@trade.gov

 

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