San Francisco is a primary destination for foreign direct investment from Asia. With an Asian American population of 33%, and Sister City relationships with Shanghai, Osaka, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh and Manila, San Francisco is uniquely positioned to leverage deep economic, cultural and academic ties with Asia.
SFAsia builds on the momentum of ChinaSF to tap opportunities in rapidly growing Asian markets. Created as a public-private partnership between the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) and the San Francisco Center for Economic Development (SFCED), SFAsia assists Asian companies to set up, succeed and grow in the city. SFAsia also supports San Francisco-based companies looking to expand in Asia.