Oregon Topics: Business

Portland and Mount Hood in the background
Mt. Hood looms over downtown Portland as seen from the Japanese Garden. Portland is the business center of Oregon. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Oregon businesses have evolved over the last few decades to focus less on resource-based industries such as forest products, fishing, and agriculture. These industries continue to be important to the economy but they no long dominate as they once did. Technology, tourism, and various service-based enterprises play an increasingly important role in Oregon's business landscape. The following resources sample some of the vast offerings related to business topics. Small businesses are a particular focus of this guide.

Oregon government

Federal government

Associations and general resources