United States of America

The West Coast of United States is geographically large and dynamic region. Because of this massive size, both economically and geographically, the West Coast houses some of America’s most innovative and important metropolitan centers. Los Angeles, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto and Phoenix have all served as hubs for the majority of region’s 84 Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of small and medium businesses. Boasting a wide range of industries and fertile ground for investment, the West Coast has been the point of origin for many advancements such aero-space engineering, micro chip development, renewable energy, medical technology, green technology, entertainment, new media, agriculture, computer programming, transportation, and resource conservation…

With a combined Gross State Product (GSP) of an estimated $3.1 trillion, the 12 western United States equal approximately 24% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States. California, for example, is known as one of the 10 largest economies in the world by GDP, and by extension the West Coast, are prime markets for all companies of all sizes around the world.

GDP by States

Source of informations:  www.commerce.gov and  www.consumer.ftc.gov