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Establishing a foreign owned business in Ohio

The United States and Ohio legal systems impose very few restrictions on foreign investment. The general policy is to permit and treat foreign investment on an equal basis with domestic investment. Indeed, for most investments, there is no need for prior government approval or even notification. Compared to most countries, the U.S. economic system is very open to foreign investment in most industries. There are, however, a few specific laws that, as a practical matter, limit foreign ownership in some industries.

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