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Basque business development agency

SPRI Office in the USA

SPRI has been supporting the internationalisation of Basque companies in the United States since 2001 and created the SPRI Representative Office in the USA in 2008. It is currently located inside the Basque Government Delegation in the U.S.A., with headquarters in New York.

The SPRI office in the USA provides Basque companies with comprehensive support to facilitate their access to the american market and their installation process in the country, as well as support and advice for american investors who consider the Basque Country to be their best partner in Europe.

Main sectors for basque companies supported by SPRI U.S.A.

  • Renewable energy
  • Machine-tolos
  • Environment
  • Rail
  • Software
  • Automotive
  • Engineering
  • Agro-food
  • Construction
  • Electronics

Services for basque companies

Market intelligence

  • Target market information and analysis.
  • Study of customes duty on product: Imports/Exports.
  • Preparation of travel agendas.
  • Accompaniment.
  • Support at trade fairs.
  • Contacts and negotiations with public institutions.

Structure at destination

  • Identification of local partners.
  • Search for land, premises, offices, specialised facilities.
  • Legal and fiscal guidance, public subsidies.
  • Advice on bank account opening procedure at destination.
  • Assistance in registration of product with approval agencies. Industrial intellectual property.
  • Search and pre-selection of H.R. abroad.
  • Virtual office services.

Network expansion services

  • Search for distributor, agent, customers.
  • Temporary monitoring of local distributors.
  • Search for suppliers.
  • Research on local business and trade reports.
  • Support in creating export consortia abroad.

Financing

Assistance in tendering in the framework of multilateral organisations:

  • Step 1: assessment and strategy.
  • Step 2: prospecting and business search.
  • Step 3: support in commercial activity

Services for american companies

Present the potential of the Basque Country, as a good place to invest, on the american market.

Identify and promote new investments, reinvestments and business expansions of american companies interested in installing in the Basque Country.

Advise potential investors, taking into account every installation requirement and strategy.