What is MOITI?

The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) is the international business development agency charged with promoting trade and investment with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world.

The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) promotes commerce with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world. Our office builds successful international partnerships that create economic development and investment.

MOITI recruits foreign investors by promoting the strengths of Massachusetts as a premier business and investment destination.  And we prepare Massachusetts-based companies to work in global markets, including the export of goods and services.

MOITI is the Commonwealth’s business ambassador, welcoming foreign government officials interested in economic opportunities and investments to Massachusetts.  MOITI is also the Commonwealth’s liaison to the diplomatic community and responsible for relations with foreign governments, trade agencies, and business entities.

In this role, MOITI introduces key elements of the state’s innovation economy and negotiates and implements agreements or Memoranda of Understanding with other countries and international agencies. 


About Us

MOITI promotes trade at home and around the world. Our job is to create global networks and partnerships that bring new opportunities and investments to our state.

Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment facilitates foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Commonwealth, acting as a partner, clearinghouse and connector for international businesses looking to locate, expand or invest in Massachusetts.

Our business development team can identify the size, scope and industry of your project and connect you to relevant state agencies, business associations and partners. If you are planning to visit Massachusetts to explore opportunities, our office is happy to meet with you to discuss your needs.

To begin exploring opportunities, contact our business development managers.

Our Goals

  • Increase foreign investment in Massachusetts
  • Create jobs
  • Strengthen the local economy
  • Focus on important trade partnerships


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