Business Assistance
Export Centers of Excellence for industry

The US Customs and Border Patrol is creating 9 Export Centers of Excellence and Expertise, each focusing on the exporting needs of a specific industry. Currently, two centers are open: in electronics and pharmaceuticals. The next centers that will be opens will be: Automotive & Aerospace, and the Petroleum, Natural Gas & Minerals. Click here for contact information for the Centers of Excellence.

US Export Assistance Center

The SBA and US Commercial Services operate US Export Assistance Centers across the US. Services include:

  • World class market research
  • Trade events that promote your product or service to qualified buyers
  • Introductions to qualified buyers and distributors
  • Counseling and advocacy through every step of the export process
  • The local office can be found here:

Want to market to China? Access America Directory

The US Commercial Service sponsors the Access America Directory in Mandarin Chinese and English. For an annual $400 fee, your business will be promoted by US Embassy websites in China and 19 China-based offices and partnerships.

Click here for more information.
Exporting Help:
US Commercial Service

The US Commercial Service provides research on export markets, helps find foreign buyers and distributors, and provides export counseling.

For information about their services by country, click here. This website also lists current trade opportunities by country.

International Partner Search: 5 pre-screened referrals

The U.S. Commercial Service will pre-screen potential partners and provide you up to five potential strategic partners. Click here for more information.

US Commercial Service local offices: