International Trade and Investment
Why Invest in New Jersey?
Take advantage of New Jersey's winning combination: a convenient location, unmatched transportation assets, plus the State's free professional export assistance. As the gateway for exporting around the world, New Jersey boasts five strategically placed Foreign Trade Zones, two international airports and ports at both ends of the State, including Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the third busiest port in North America. No wonder the State's export business is $37+ billion and growing! Perfectly located and boasting a highly educated talent pool and a high quality of life, New Jersey is primed for international trade and investments.
Export Assistance from the New Jersey Business Action Center
Whether you're a New Jersey company looking to do business globally or an international company interested in establishing a business in the State, you will find resources to help your business grow. Multilingual International Business Advocates at the Business Action Center are available to:
- Provide free consulting services, offer educational opportunities and acquaint you with resources to learn more about exporting basics, regulatory compliance, customs procedures, reporting and other topics.
- Help you develop a viable export plan.
- Offer guidance in identifying global business opportunities, helping you locate buyers and potential markets, test local demand and connect you with partners for joint ventures and strategic alliances.
- Help you navigate the complexities of exporting once you've entered the global marketplace by connecting you with federal resources available for obtaining payment, providing government-to-government advocacy, understanding foreign custom procedures and regulatory compliance policies and getting products cleared through customs.
In addition, the Business Action Center team is available to assist with site selection services and to provide customized solutions outlining financing and incentive opportunities for expansion projects or for new investors seeking a corporate presence in the State.