Encouraging investment and tourism will be the focus of a visit to the West Coast of the United States by Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb.

"The United States is our key economic partner country with two-way investment exceeding $1 trillion in 2012 while California alone is the world's eighth largest economy and I look forward to meeting with capital markets' representatives and companies seeking to expand into Australia to achieve further Foreign Direct Investment in Australia," Mr Robb said.

Mr Robb will also make keynote addresses to G'Day USA events including:

• A Tourism Australia summit in Los Angeles
• The US-Australian Dialogue on Water in Los Angeles
• The US-Australian Dialogue: Partners in the Asia-Pacific, in Los Angeles; and
• The Innovation and Digital Economy event in San Francisco.

The Tourism Summit, hosted by Tourism Australia, will highlight opportunities in Australia for US tourism compan...

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