The Inland Empire U.S. Export Assistance Center works with the following federal agencies and regional key partners in assisting local businesses with their export objectives:
California Inland Empire District Export Council (CIEDEC) is a non-profit organization with members appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to provide sources of professional advice to the Inland Empire region business community seeking to expand international businesses. To review the latest CIEDEC Quarterly newsletter, please click here.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. For information on Ex-Im Bank's Products and Policies, please click here.
The U.S. Small Business Administration provides international trade financing for U.S. small businesses. It has a variety of trade finance programs, including SBA Export Express and Export Working Capital.
Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) activities include regulating the export of sensitive goods and technologies; enforcing export controls, antiboycott, and public safety laws, etc. To determine if you need a Commerce Export License, please review the Export Control Basics . Don't forget to review the Lists to Check prior to exporting.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, complements the private sector in managing the risks associated with foreign direct investment, and supports U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. Census Bureau allows U.S. companies to perform international market research by evaluating the detailed Foreign Trade Statistics. Another key resource is the Schedule B Search Engine which allows U.S. exporters to classify their products.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency's (USTDA) mission is to advance economic development and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle-income countries. USTDA’s program benefits a variety of U.S. firms. From consulting firms to exporters, USTDA offers opportunities for U.S. businesses of every size to expand their reach into global markets.
For a listing of all federal government export assistance programs, please review our Export Programs Guide available in PDF format.
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