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Getting Started in the U.S.

On this page, you will find a quick description of resources available for companies in Sweden considering investments in the United States and some suggestions for getting started.

Investing in the USA

The SelectUSA program provides easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states— the primary drivers of economic development assistance in the United States. Swedish companies can contact the SelectUSA office at the embassy: office.stockholm@trade.gov.

Getting Started

  1. Visit the SelectUSA.gov website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA highlights the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business and investment.  From a vast domestic market, to a transparent legal system, to the most innovative companies in the world, America is the place for business.  On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories and find tools for research.
  2. Contact us at the U.S. embassy to discuss your interests and needs – office.stockholm@trade.gov.
  3. Contact the nearest office of the Council of American States in Europe to learn more about state government resources


For information regarding business visas please visit the State Department’s website for detailed information.