Illinois Office of Trade and Investment - DCEO


Illinois has a diverse and vibrant business environment and is the fifth largest economy in the United States with the 5th largest population of 12.8 million inhabitants. The economy is strong in manufacturing and services. Key manufacturing industries include industrial machinery, plastics, chemicals, food and food processing, computer and electronics and transportation equipment.
Chicago, with a population of close to 9 million has a strong innovation ecosystem where industry and academia support and provide the right working environment to innovative companies in sectors such as mobile/digital, food technologies, fintech, health and life sciences, cleantech and many more. Come visit us.