Kristina Slattery
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Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

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International Offices

Kentucky is a primary destination for foreign direct investment, with roughly 540 international companies representing 33 countries. Exports to foreign countries are also a major factor for the commonwealth, with more than $40 billion in products shipped around the globe in 2023. The Cabinet for Economic Development operates two international offices to assist in promoting direct investment to the state and to increase trade between Kentucky companies and international markets. To learn more about how our international offices can assist you, visit the websites listed below or contact them directly at either location.

Mike Takahashi, Executive Director
Asia Representative Office
Commonwealth of Kentucky
No. 71, 12th Floor, Ark Mori Building, East Wing 12F
1-12-32 Akasaka
Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan 107-6012
Phone: 011-81-3-3582-2334
FAX: 011-81-3-4360-8464

Finn Weisse and Victor Ehrnrooth
European Representative Office
Poststrasse 14-16
20354 Hamburg
Office Phone:+49 (0)40 3500 4440
Cell Phone:+49 (0)171 4774965

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