International Programs

Is your global company considering expanding into, or establishing a new facility in Phoenix?

On this webpage, find out the benefits of locating in Phoenix as well as information about our Foreign Trade Zone and Foreign Consulates and Honorary Consuls.

International business benefits of locating in Phoenix

  • Phoenix is one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in the United States.  Phoenix has a population of more than 1,450,000, while the Greater Phoenix region has a current population of approximately 4.2 million, and is expected to grow to approximately 6 million in the next 20 years.
  • Phoenix’s strategic southwest location offers easy connectivity to almost anywhere in the world and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of the ten busiest in the nation for passenger traffic.
  • With over 500 square miles, Phoenix offers extensive real estate options and has a stable climate with a low risk of natural disaster.
  • Phoenix has 13 Employment Centers with a large diverse pool of workers fueled by some of the best colleges and universities in the United States.  Phoenix also has a Business and Workforce Development Center (create link) dedicated to providing an array of free services including: posting job announcements, applicant screening, scheduling interviews, organizing hiring events, space for interviewing job candidates and other meetings.
  • Based on 2010 Census data, 36.8% of the City of Phoenix population over 5 years old speaks a language other than English.

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