Export Solutions

Connecting you to global markets

Trade professionals at the U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, developed these Export Solutions to help U.S. exporters create successful international sales strategies. Learn about all aspects of exporting and world markets through these solutions or take advantage of our local assistance or virtual services.

Tips on choosing a foreign representative.

A partnership with an agent or distributor in another country is a great way to find new export sales. Before entering into an agreement, carefully consider what the representative can do for your business. Here’s a handy list of questions to ask when choosing a representative. Don’t forget to also conduct due diligence. Need help? Look to the International Division.


Trade Resources

SBA’s Trade Hotline

Do you have questions about tariffs or customs compliance, need information on new international markets or advocacy on your behalf with a foreign government regarding a pending contract? Please call the SBA toll free (855) 722-4877 or email your contact information and trade issues to international@sba.gov.


Export Nation Podcasts

Export Nation, presented by the U.S. Commercial Service, provides informative and entertaining content highlighting America’s export experts and trade related news, successes, events and insights.