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U.S. Commercial Services Export Programs and Services
- Develop effective market entry and sales strategies.
- Understand export documentation requirements and import regulations of foreign markets.
- Navigate U.S. government export controls, compliance and trade financing options
- Connect with pre-screened potential partners.
- Promote your product or service to prospective buyers at trade events worldwide.
- Meet with international industry and government decision makers in your target markets
- Analyze market potential and foreign competitors.
- Obtain useful information on best prospects, financing, laws, and cultural issues.
- Conduct background checks on potential buyers and distributors.
- Overcome trade obstacles to successfully enter international markets.
- Benefit from coordinated U.S. government engagement with foreign governments to protect U.S. business interests.
- Access U.S. government trade advocacy for your foreign government procurement bids.
Export.gov, the U.S. federal government’s export assistance portal, links to many resources, including the following:
- View a short video on U.S, Commercial Service export programs and services.
- The comprehensive U.S. Commercial Service Exporting Basics video series covers all aspects of the export process.
- Many new-to-export companies reference A Basic Guide to Exporting as a valuable resource in mapping their export strategies.
- A wide range of webinars are available on export topics, including approaching the market, market intelligence, international trade shows, and website globalization.
- Country Commercial Guides provide the latest market intelligence on more than 140 countries from U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
- The above resources are excellent steps in advance of contacting your nearest U.S. Commercial Service office. Each year, our trade experts—located in 108 offices across the United States and in U.S. embassies and consulates in more than 75 countries—assist thousands of companies in exporting billions of dollars in goods and services.