International Investment and Local Job Creation
The LABC is blazing a path forward, fostering international collaboration to advance common interests
In Los Angeles…
Over 175,000 jobs in L.A. County are from foreign-owned enterprises.
Over 30% of cargo enters the U.S. through the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.
Welcoming the world to L.A. for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games will provide an opportunity to showcase our city.
Los Angeles has established itself as a global partner, with more foreign investment and international trade flowing into the city than ever before. Our global connections play a vital role in the strength of our economy and present growing opportunities for the business community.
Over the years, the LABC has played a leading role in mayoral delegations to cities across Asia, Mexico, and New Zealand as well as hosting convenings of world leaders in Los Angeles to explore mutual business interests and reinforce our strong global ties. By seizing opportunities to collaborate with and learn from other global powerhouses, the LABC is working to ensure L.A. remains a major player on the international stage.
LABC signed an MOU with The Department of Foreign Affairs for Province (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam) to support investment and trade between all the provinces in Vietnam and L.A.
LABC signed an MOU with the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam to formalize a shared commitment to tackling infrastructure issues and solar energy goals
LABC represents L.A. business interests on Asian Trade delegation led by Mayor Garcetti
Completed the last leg of the Tripartite Agreement between Los Angeles, Guangzhou China and Auckland New Zealand by participating in the Guangzhou Economic Summit
LABC holds the first-ever Los Angeles and Mexico Economic Forum, exploring mutual business interests and opportunities between L.A. and Mexico
Inaugural Tripartite Economic Summit was held in L.A., exploring a partnership between Los Angeles, Auckland, and Guangzhou to share expertise in urban design, architecture and sustainable technologies
Led business delegation for Mayor Garcetti’s first trip to Asia in Shanghai and Beijing
Led business delegation for Mayor Garcetti’s first international trip to Mexico City, establishing a relationship with ADI, the largest real estate association in Mexico
International Investment News
LABC Signs Economic Agreement With American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam
HCM City, Los Angeles Business Groups Form Alliance for Sustainable Growth
UCLA Hosts Economic Forum To Discuss Mexico-La Trade Relation
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