Posted 3/18/2013 12:00 am
Southern Business & Development, has rated the Little Rock region among the “Top 10 Smaller Markets in the South for Foreign Investment,” with three (now 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 — Consulado de Carrera de México.