foreignMoneyGovernor Jay Inslee  is committed to promoting the benefits of doing business in Washington State. The state’s Department of Commerce team is engaged in drawing new business to Washington including foreign and US investment to aid expansion of our existing companies.

Companies are drawn to the state by our sustainable, renewable and low-cost energy, skilled workforce and opportunities to collaborate and partner with some of the most innovative companies in the world. Washington is home to a substantial number of multi-national firms, including SGL, Fuji Film, Philips, Nintendo, Novo Nordisk, REC Silicon, Safran, Saint Gobain, SEH, Taiwan Semiconductor, and Zodiac – to name just a few.

The Business Services team is available to help overseas investors navigate the state’s resources and potential locations to site a facility or to help an investor identify investment opportunities with existing Washington businesses. Additionally, Commerce’s business experts connect companies with EB-5 regional centers that offer foreign investors a pathway to citizenship. The Department of Commerce also has representatives in several overseas markets that can assist with investment opportunities in Washington State.

Washington is a great place to invest in and the state makes it easy for foreign entities to do business here. For more information contact our business experts. allison.clark@commerce.wa.gov

Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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