Foreign Companies Feel At Home in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 12:00 am  

The interior of a jet finished out by Dassault Falcon Jet's Little Rock completions center.

Southern Business & Development has rated the Little Rock region among the “Top 10 Smaller Markets in the South for Foreign Investment,” with four major foreign advanced manufacturer locations since 2007. Additionally, the region’s largest manufacturer employer (Dassault Falcon Jet) is headquartered in France. Little Rock has the designation as Foreign Trade Zone 14, with sub-zones located across Arkansas, and is a U.S. Customs Port of Entry for freight with customs officials on call. The region is also is home to a Mexican Consulate – Consuldado de Carrera de México.

Positioned for commerce and economic growth by being in the heart of America, Little Rock is structured for business with the most cooperative, pioneering and spirited people, with all the facilities and infrastructure to prosper together.
- Rajesh Chokhani, Welspun Tubular, LLC, India

 

 

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