Brings together resources from across the federal government to help U.S. businesses participate in the global marketplace with information on trade events, tariffs and export counseling assistance.
International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that promotes trade and U.S. exports of nonagricultural U.S. services and goods through its global network of offices.
U.S. Commercial Services
The U.S. Commercial Services promotes U.S. exports, particularly by small- and medium-sized businesses; represent U.S. business interests internationally; and help U.S. businesses find qualified international partners.
Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security deals with issues involving national security and high technology—specific information can be found here about export controls.
The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the U.S. and helps provide financing and insurance for U.S. exporters.
Exporters for Ex-Im
A coalition of exporters and supporters—which NSBA and SBEA are members—in support of a vibrant, thriving Ex-Im Bank.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets and supports U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is a foreign assistance agency that advances economic development and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle-income countries.
Trade Benefits America Coalition
The Trade Benefits America Coalition includes a wide range of associations and companies—including NSBA and SBEA—that are dedicated to the pursuit of U.S. international trade agreements.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides counseling, training and financing to support small-business export opportunities and offers ways to take businesses global.
U.S. Trade Representative
The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) provides a wealth of information on exporting and export policy as it relates to global U.S. exports.
USTR Advisory Council on Trade Policy and Negotiation
The USTR Advisory Council on Trade Policy and Negotiation (ACTPN) Committee, of which NSBA President & CEO Todd McCracken is a member, provides overall policy advice on trade matters to the U.S. Trade Representative.