Global NY is a new initiative launched by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that offers one stop shopping to both foreign businesses looking to invest in New York and to local businesses who want to export globally. It’s the latest innovation from the state that has been offering global trade and investment opportunities for over 400 years.
As the 14th largest economy in the world, New York State offers amazing opportunities to foreign companies. And with offices around the world and within each of the ten local economic development regions around the state, we can always be here for you.
New York can help take your local business to new places. We’ll introduce you to prospective partners around the world and take you on trade missions and trade shows. And with seven international offices, we have the on the ground knowledge you’ll need before you arrive.
New York is one of the most visited states in the nation, giving an amazing quality of life to those of us lucky enough to live here. Where else can you see a Broadway show, visit a world-renowned winery, and hike to the top of a mountain all in the same weekend? Discover all that there is to see and do at ILoveNY.com.
The lowest tax rate for the middle class in 58 years. Plus, no other state offers a tax-exclusion program as broad as START-UP NY.
New York State has the second largest population in the U.S. of adults who have four or more years of college. We also rank #2 among states for the highest number of resident scientists and engineers.
New York State continues to be exceptionally strong in academic R&D and innovation. NYS ranks #2 in the nation in academic R&D expenditures, split almost evenly between upstate and downstate colleges and universities.
Abundant raw materials and major-market proximity, all accessible by superior highways, rail, airports and ports.
New York provides some of the nation’s lowest natural gas prices, and also ranks high in wind and clean technology patenting.
With easy access to everything from thriving arts and culture, to bustling nightlife, to outdoor activities among forests, mountains, lakes, rivers and the Atlantic Ocean, New York offers endlessly diverse options for recreation and enrichment.