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Québec Government Office in New York

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The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states.

Communications, Publics Affairs and Government Relations

  • provide information on Québec’s policies and programs
  • maintain relations with news media and press agencies serving the region
  • maintain bilateral relations with the Mid-Atlantic States
  • inform universities, research centres and other interest groups of Québec’s educational initiatives
  • promote Québec studies and collaborative projects
  • coordinate Québec’s Francophonie initiatives among the region’s Francophone and Francophile communities.

Economic Affairs

  • promote Québec’s products and sectors of excellence;
  • inform Americans of the advantages of doing business in Québec;
  • Assist Québec goods and services exporters in seeking and identifying appropriate distribution channels (retailers, distributers, representatives, manufacturing agents, etc.);
  • provide information and guidance pertaining to markets and regulations;
  • assist companies seeking partners for joint ventures, strategic alliances, and technology transfers.

Investissement Québec

  • is both a financing institution and an economic development agency;
  • offers financial products and tax measures to companies wishing to expand their business internationally;
  • helps these companies find a location that suits their needs and forge strategic alliances with local partners;


  • promote Québec culture and artists in the United States;
  • help Québec artists and their agents, distributors and/or galleries in the United States by providing advice and financial or logistical support;
  • maintain relations with distribution/broadcast networks and serve as intermediary between those networks and Québec’s cultural community.

Covered states

  • Delaware
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Head of mission

Jean-Claude Lauzon

Jean-Claude Lauzon

Québec Delegate General


Québec Government Office in New York

Québec Government Office in New York

One Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2600
New York, NY 10020-2102

Phone:+1 212 843 0950
Fax:+1 212 757 4753

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