Our progress

Since its establishment in 2008, ChinaSF has facilitated and supported the expansion of 92 Chinese companies in San Francisco, and helped countless Bay Area-based companies make important business connections in China. ChinaSF’s efforts have directly created 782 jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we have brought in more than +$5.1 billion of economic impact to San Francisco.

our numbers

July 2016 - June 2017 Economic Development Statistics

In 2016, ChinaSF recruited 17 new companies to San Francisco, providing 106 direct jobs. ChinaSF attracted considerable Chinese investment, where it brought +$2.1 billion of Chinese capital to projects within San Francisco Bay Area.


*Delegations hosted refers to inbound delegations received by our offices. 

ChinaSF continues to recruit more companies and create jobs each year. From 2015 to 2016, ChinaSF created roughly 53% more jobs in San Francisco, and brought in 78.6% more investment. 

While ChinaSF focuses on industries in line with City priorities such as real estate, technology, and entrepreneurship, ChinaSF has broadened its base of potential clients across a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, life sciences, hospitality, education, and consumer goods.