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Where do I find information on establishing a business in the United States?
Please see the links on the “Business and Trade” main page. An excellent source for business information is the Council of American States in Europe (CASE). For information specific to a particular U.S. state, please visit the Secretary of State website for that state.
Where can I find statistical, economic, legal, geographic information about the United States?
I plan to visit the United States in upcoming months; Do I need a visa? If so, what type of visa do I need?
I am a firm located in Latvia and would like to export to the U.S.. How do I start this process?
Latvian exporters should contact the Latvian Investment and Development Agency for assistance:
Latvian Investment and Development Agency
Riga, LV-1042, Latvia
Ph: +371 703-9400
Fax: +371 703-9401
Information on rules applicable to importing goods into the U.S., including customs and tariff information, can be found on the U.S. Customs & Border Protection website.
Where can I find information about investing in the U.S.?
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an important part of the U.S. economy, and we welcome your investments. Information about programs related to investing in the U.S. can be found on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Invest in America website.
Where can I find a list of American companies based in Latvia?
Where can I find Unites States sanction information?
How do I find information on patent and trademark information for U.S. products?
The United States Patent and Trademark Office provides a wide range of information on patents and trademarks; including how to apply for a patent or trademark in the U.S.; what protections a patent or trademark offers; and international guarantees relating to patents and trademarks.
Where can I find information on Unites States agriculture products, manufacturers and suppliers?
For information about the U.S. agricultural sector, contact the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy in Riga or the Agricultural Section of the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw:
U.S. Embassy Warsaw
Al. Ujazdowskie 29/31
Tel.: +48/22 504-2336
Fax: +48/22 504-2320
Do individual states of the United States have offices abroad? If so, how could I contact a state's international representation?
Most states do have some form of international representation, although not in every European nation. The Council of American States in Europe (CASE) provides information upon individual and gives contact information as to where to reach that state’s representatives in Europe.