Japan is the second largest source of FDI into the United States. The total stock of FDI from Japan to the United States is $309.4 billion, almost 70 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 primary U.S. Government mechanism to coordinate foreign direct investment promotion. Efforts are focused on outreach to foreign governments and investors, support for state governments’ investment promotion efforts, and addressing business climate concerns of international investors. Some of the specific services include:
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
Potential and current investors are also invited to contact the Commercial Service office in Tokyo or the Invest in America representative in Washington, D.C.: