The World Bank's "Doing Business" guide ranks the country as number three in the world for ease of doing business, offering excellent opportunities for you to grow your business. The country has a sophisticated trade system and a culture that embraces entrepreneurship. Its robust business climate and myriad opportunities for marketing-including the world's most developed media network and a population that is overwhelmingly web savvy-give small businesses the opportunity to promote their goods and services to the populace both directly and through other businesses with which they partner.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with U.S companies, franchise or licensing opportunities, or sales of your products and services in the U.S. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into this huge market.

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