Getting Started in the U.S.

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

Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide 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 in the United States.

Getting Started

Please find below some practical steps you should follow to make best use of USG services.

1.Visit the SelectUSA.gov website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as 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.

2.Contact us at the U.S. embassy to discuss your interests and needs CommercialAsuncion@state.gov

Trade Events in the U.S.

U.S. trade events are prime venues to identify and meet with motivated Paraguayan businesspeople attending the shows. The Economic and Commercial Office of the U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay often recruits delegations of Paraguayan qualified businesspeople to select international shows in the United States. Take advantage of these opportunities to meet with potential Paraguayan buyers, sales representatives, and business partners without leaving the U.S.

International Buyer Program

Find new Paraguayan business partners at Department of Commerce sponsored trade shows in the United States. This joint government-industry effort is designed to increase U.S. export sales by promoting international attendance at major U.S. industry exhibitions.