Para español, seleccione de la lista

International Business in Florida

Florida welcomes and encourages international trade and investment. Why is Florida so attractive for global business? According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce:

  • More than 2 million Florida jobs depend on trade – that’s 1 in 5 Florida jobs
  • Florida is the 7th ranked state for origin exports
  • 40% of Florida Origin exports are destined for countries with which the United States has a free trade agreement
  • Florida is third in the U.S. in “export intensity” – exporting 37% of manufactured goods
  • 61,000 Florida companies export their products
  • Florida exports over $4 billion in agricultural products to over 170 countries
  • Over 266,000 people are employed by majority-owned U.S. affiliates of foreign companies
  • Florida is the 6th ranked state for foreign direct investment
  • International business and foreign direct investment accounts for approximately 17% of Florida’s economic activity

As a global center for international investment, Florida is the location of numerous Bi-National Chambers of Commerce representing Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Central America, the Caribbean, Latin America, South America, and Africa. Bi-National Chambers are membership-based organizations that promote international business relationships between their respective countries or regions and Florida companies.

More Information

Directory of Consulates, Bi-National Chambers of Commerce and Sister Cities in Florida

Association of Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Florida

Florida Chamber of Commerce International Trade and Investment Office

International Union of Bilateral Chambers of Commerce and Industry


Florida Department of State Division of Corporations (Sunbiz)

    Apostilles and Notarial Certifications

    Starting a Business in Florida

Select Florida

     Select Florida For International Companies

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Florida Department of Commerce