Exports and International Trade


Business: The Business Gateway to Federal Resources

Developed and maintained by the U.S. Small Business Administration, this is a one-stop portal to any kind of Federal form or information that a small business owner needs to access; the topics range from Federal government services (including training and financial assistance) to applicable laws and regulations.

California Centers of International Trade Development

A program of the California Community College system, these 15 centers provide export-related training, resources, referrals, and one-on-one consultations at no cost.

globalEDGE: International Business Resource Desk

Developed and maintained by the Michigan State University Center for International Business Education and Research, the site includes country information, global resources, and market potential indicators in a keyword searchable database.

Office of International Trade

This federal office encourages small business exports and assists small businesses seeking to export. It includes online forms. There are also 15 Export
Assistance Centers
in California.

Trade Information Center

The U.S. Department of Commerce site contains comprehensive information on all Federal government programs for export assistance; it is geared for small-and-medium-sized businesses that are new to the export market.

U.S. Government Export Portal

Maintained by the U.S. Department of Commerce, this online resource provides comprehensive information on exporting; it includes counseling services, international contacts, and market research.

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