International Offices

MDA’s international offices support the state’s international marketing efforts and enhance the work of both the trade and investment recruitment programs. Representatives are located in Santiago, Chile; Yokohama, Japan; and Seoul, Korea.

The international offices provide the following services:

  • Promote Mississippi as an investment location
  • Promote Mississippi products and services for export
  • Assistance to local companies seeking new or expanding export opportunities
  • Research and monitor commercial activity abroad
  • Serve as liaison to foreign governments and associations on behalf of MDA
  • Assistance to local economic development officials

International Office Locations

South America

Orlando Diaz, Director
Mississippi Development Authority
South American Office
Alcantara 200, Piso 6, Las Condes
Santiago, Chile
Telephone: (+56-2) 2369 5653
Cell: (+56-9) 9335 6378


Yukio Kobayashi, Director
State of Mississippi Asian Office of Investment Promotion
6th Floor, Yokohama World Porters
2-1, Shinkou 2-Chome, Naka-ku
Yokohama 231-0001
Telephone: (81.45) 222.2047


Seok Soon “SS” Cho
Chief Representative
Korea Rep. Office, State of Mississippi
A-1711, 406
Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, (Champs Elysees Center)
Seoul, Korea
Telephone: +82-2-548-9125
Cell: +82-10-6376-9127