International Trade Administration

International Trade Administration If you're looking for the official source of information about ITA, please visit our homepage at http://trade.gov The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S.
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industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad. ITA supports President Obama’s recovery agenda and the National Export Initiative to sustain economic growth and support American jobs. ITA is organized into three distinct but complementary business units: Global Markets — The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, our regional and country experts, and specific trade promotion programs provide to U.S. firms the full suite of country-specific export promotion services and market access advocacy, while promoting the United States as an investment destination. Industry and Analysis — Combines ITA’s industry, trade, and economic experts to advance the competitiveness of U.S. industries through the development and execution of innovative international trade and investment policies and promotion strategies. Enforcement and Compliance — Enforces U.S. trade law and ensures compliance with trade agreements negotiated on behalf of U.S. industry. This unit supports and interacts with the President's Interagency Trade Enforcement Center. Comment Policy: http://blog.trade.gov/comment-policy/

Today, Under Secretary Kaplan announced the release of the 2018 goods export data for the nation’s 392 Metropolitan Stat...
08/22/2019

Today, Under Secretary Kaplan announced the release of the 2018 goods export data for the nation’s 392 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA). Last year, U.S. metro areas exported $1.5 trillion in merchandise throughout the world, an increase for more than $110 billion when compared to 2017. The data shows that 259 metropolitan areas reported positive export growth, with 94 achieving record-level exports! For more information please view the Metropolitan Export Series Database at http://tse.export.gov/metro/SelectReports.aspx?DATA=Metro

We are excited to announce our new strategic partnership with Georgetown University, one of America’s oldest universitie...
07/03/2019
New Strategic Partnership with Georgetown University

We are excited to announce our new strategic partnership with Georgetown University, one of America’s oldest universities based in the nation’s capital. Click the link below to learn more about the agreement to support U.S. exports and international trade.

About the Authors: Vincent Tran, an international trade specialist, and Yuki Fujiyama, a trade finance specialist, are staff members of the Office of Finance and Insurance Industriesin the Industry…

This week, Under Secretary Gil Kaplan joined President of #Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi and President of #Namibia, Hage Gein...
06/21/2019

This week, Under Secretary Gil Kaplan joined President of #Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi and President of #Namibia, Hage Geingob for a discussion on American companies investment and partnership with Africa. #ProsperAfrica

JUST IN: Schellman & Company, LLC recently became the second U.S. Accountability Agent under the Asia Pacific Economic C...
06/13/2019
Access to Asia-Pacific Privacy Certification Expands in the United States

JUST IN: Schellman & Company, LLC recently became the second U.S. Accountability Agent under the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System. Tradeology has more!

Michael Rose works in ITA’s Office of Digital Services Industries On May 31, 2019, Schellman & Company, LLC of Tampa, Florida became the second U.S. Accountability Agent under the Asia Pacific…

The #SelectUSASummit brings global companies together with economic developers from across the United States, all for on...
06/06/2019
The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit: Ivanka Trump, Larry Kudlow, Tech Startups & More

The #SelectUSASummit brings global companies together with economic developers from across the United States, all for one purpose – to connect global business to local investment opportunities. Click below to find out more about this year’s special guests.

Brian Lenihan is the Executive Director of SelectUSA The SelectUSA Investment Summit brings global companies together with economic developers from across the United States, all for one purpose – t…

Five years ago, IAPMO received a $296K award from the International Trade Administration’s Market Development Cooperator...
06/05/2019
IAPMO Receives E-Award for Advancing U.S. Plumbing Exports in Asia

Five years ago, IAPMO received a $296K award from the International Trade Administration’s Market Development Cooperator Program intended to increase the competitiveness of the U.S. plumbing supply industry abroad by generating exports to Indonesia.The results of this cooperative effort with ITA have been extremely promising. Check out Tradeology for more!

This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Dain Hansen, Senior Vice President of Government Relations International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officia…

#NEWS: Advisor to the President @IvankaTrump and National Economic Council Director @larry_kudlow will deliver keynote r...
06/05/2019
Ivanka Trump and Larry Kudlow to Provide Keynote Remarks at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

#NEWS: Advisor to the President @IvankaTrump and National Economic Council Director @larry_kudlow will deliver keynote remarks at the @SelectUSA Investment Summit on June 11-12. #FDI #workforcedevelopment

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow will deliver keynote remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit on June 11-12, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today.

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‪The deadline to apply for the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service has been been extended till June 7th! Apply today!
06/04/2019
ITA Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM)

‪The deadline to apply for the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service has been been extended till June 7th! Apply today!

The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS), is looking for dedicated professionals to add to its complement of nearly 265 Foreign Service Officers serving in Embassies and Consulates around the globe.

The #SelectUSASummit is the place to be if you want to grow your business into an international enterprise. Participants...
05/24/2019
100 Billion and Counting: A New Milestone from Past Participants of the Investment Summit

The #SelectUSASummit is the place to be if you want to grow your business into an international enterprise. Participants of past Investment Summits have announced more than $103.6 billion in investments in the United States. Check out Tradeology to find out how many jobs were created as a result! #WorldTradeMonth.

Brian Lenihan is the Executive Director of SelectUSA The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the place to be if you want to grow your business into an international enterprise. That isn’t hyperbole – it…

"You represent the opportunity that we want to ensure all Americans have; to seek prosperity not just in their own backy...
05/23/2019

"You represent the opportunity that we want to ensure all Americans have; to seek prosperity not just in their own backyard, but across oceans + continents." Under Secretary Gil Kaplan recognizes U.S. companies for their contribution to American export growth. #ExportsWin #WorldTradeMonth

When you stop by North Carolina’s booth at this year’s SelectUSA Investment Summit, you’ll see a new face that expresses...
05/22/2019
Building on Success: North Carolina Opens New FDI Office in India

When you stop by North Carolina’s booth at this year’s SelectUSA Investment Summit, you’ll see a new face that expresses our strong commitment to attracting more India-based companies to a state that has been focusing for the past five years on winning Indian investment. Tradeology has more on this new FDI office in #India #SelectUSASummit!

Christopher Chung is the Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. When you stop by North Carolina’s Booth 525 at this year’s SelectUSA Investment Summit, y…

Have you ever dreamed of working for the International Trade Administration? We are looking for a Deputy Assistant Secre...
05/21/2019
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere

Have you ever dreamed of working for the International Trade Administration? We are looking for a Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere! #WorldTradeMonth

The International Trade Administration (ITA), Global Markets is looking for an innovative executive to work serve as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere. The ideal candidate will have knowledge related to managing operations and resources for programs that promote U.S. expor...

#WorldTradeMonth is in full swing! Have you ever wondered the role #IntellectualProperty plays in the sport industry? Ou...
05/20/2019
World Trade Month: Honoring the Role of Intellectual Property in Sports

#WorldTradeMonth is in full swing! Have you ever wondered the role #IntellectualProperty plays in the sport industry? Our Office of Intellectual Property Rights have answers! #WorldTradeWeek

Jessica Pomper is an International Trade Specialist in the Office of Intellectual Property Rights at the International Trade Administration Regardless of whether you love or hate the New England Pa…

Are you interested in a career as a foreign service commercial officer? Join us for a FREE informational webinar on the ...
05/20/2019
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Are you interested in a career as a foreign service commercial officer? Join us for a FREE informational webinar on the recruitment process May 23 at 3pm ET. #WorldTradeMonth #WorldTradeWeek #JobSearch

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05/20/2019
ACCESS ASIA 2.0

Asia is the fastest growing and largest potential market for U.S. exporters. Learn about our #AccessAsia program and how it can help U.S. companies maximize opportunities in the #IndoPacific region. #WorldTradeWeek #WorldTradeMonth

An innovative program that presents access to real opportunities at the speed of business. For more: https://2016.export.gov/indopacific/index.asp May 14, 2019

"Free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to American and global prosperity." The White House releases the #WorldTr...
05/20/2019
Proclamation on World Trade Week, 2019 | The White House

"Free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to American and global prosperity." The White House releases the #WorldTradeWeek Proclamation. #WorldTradeMonth

Free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to American and global prosperity. During World Trade Week, we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to ensuring that our Nation’s farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs are able to sell their goods and services in the global market on a leve...

JUST IN: Today, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for st...
05/17/2019
United States Announces Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs | United States Trade Representative

JUST IN: Today, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports..

Washington, DC –Today, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs imposed on American goods by those countries. The agreement provides for aggre...

Earlier this week, in celebration of #WorldTradeMonth, Deputy Under Secretary Sarah Kemp visited CoreBrace. In 2018, thi...
05/17/2019

Earlier this week, in celebration of #WorldTradeMonth, Deputy Under Secretary Sarah Kemp visited CoreBrace. In 2018, this Utah-based company was awarded the prestigious Presidential E Award for their significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. #ExportsWin

RODI Systems Corp. has recently stepped up its export expansion, increasing its global presence in the developing world ...
05/16/2019
New Mexico Exporter Brings Clean Water to World Markets

RODI Systems Corp. has recently stepped up its export expansion, increasing its global presence in the developing world by targeting municipal governments and industrial users in markets throughout Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America. Find out how the U.S. Commercial Service played a critical role in this expansion!

This blog post originally appeared on Thomas. Curt Cultice is a Senior Communications Specialist for the International Trade Administration. Growing up in Waco, Texas, Stan Lueck always had a kna…

Are you interested in a career as a  Foreign Commercial Service Officer? Heads Up: Applications will be accepted May 20-...
05/16/2019
www.trade.gov

Are you interested in a career as a Foreign Commercial Service Officer? Heads Up: Applications will be accepted May 20-June3. Get ready for this amazing opportunity by downloading the Assessment Info Package. #WorldTradeMonthhttps://www.trade.gov/cs/CS_Assessment.pdf

“New York is consistently among the top 5 exporting states, with over $80 Billion in exports in 2018, which create and s...
05/16/2019

“New York is consistently among the top 5 exporting states, with over $80 Billion in exports in 2018, which create and support thousands of American jobs." Under Secretary Gil Kaplan @wtwnyc #WorldTradeMonth

Yesterday, Under Secretary Gil Kaplan presented the Export Achievement Certificate to Mi Jong Lee and @Voxy @wtwnyc. #Wo...
05/14/2019

Yesterday, Under Secretary Gil Kaplan presented the Export Achievement Certificate to Mi Jong Lee and @Voxy @wtwnyc. #WorldTradeMonth

We are hiring! Click the link below to learn more about the Supervisory Management and Program Analyst Director position...
05/13/2019
Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (Director Strategic Foresight)

We are hiring! Click the link below to learn more about the Supervisory Management and Program Analyst Director position. Deadline: 5/24

This position is a Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (Director, Strategic Foresight), GS-0343-15 located in the Office of the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (OCFAO) of the International Trade Administration (ITA).  The incumbent serves as Director, Strategic Foresight a....

U.S. exporters have significant opportunities to explore in the vast and growing #IndoPacific region which stretches fro...
05/13/2019
A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Ignites U.S. Business Opportunities and the American Workforce

U.S. exporters have significant opportunities to explore in the vast and growing #IndoPacific region which stretches from the west coast of India to the west coast of the United States. In 2018, U.S. exports of goods and services to the region totaled more than $476 billion. Find out how resources at ITA can help you reach these opportunities! #WorldTradeMonth

Diane Farrell is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Trade Administration’s Office of Asia Last July at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, Secretary Ross along with other senior A…

Tradeology has details on the #USMCA and the key benefits it creates for U.S. companies! #WorldTradeMonth #SmallBusiness...
05/09/2019
The United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement and it’s Key Benefits

Tradeology has details on the #USMCA and the key benefits it creates for U.S. companies! #WorldTradeMonth #SmallBusinessWeek

Responses provided by the International Trade Administration’s Office of North America USMCA Team On November 30, 2018, the Trump Administration successfully negotiated an agreement with Mexico and…

Congrats Liquid Robotics for unlocking the doors to global success! This small #California firm builds ocean-going robot...
05/09/2019
Unlocking the Doors to Global Success

Congrats Liquid Robotics for unlocking the doors to global success! This small #California firm builds ocean-going robots that operate autonomously at sea. Thanks to our U.S.Commercial Service Specialist they now have a global presence! #SmallBusinessWeek #WorldTradeMonth

Susan Crawford is part of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Integrated Strategic Communications Team focused on showcasing America’s Export Experts and bringing to light useful and publicly available e…

Did you know that every additional 63 international visitors to the US generate enough demand to support an additional j...
05/06/2019
Travel and Tourism Means Big Business for the United States, Including Manufacturers

Did you know that every additional 63 international visitors to the US generate enough demand to support an additional job? Talk about job creation! Tradeology has more on the travel industry and its impact on the American economy. #nttw19

Phil Lovas is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Travel and Tourism, Industry & Analysis for the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce May is World Trade Month, a ti…

Our Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, Jim Sullivan speaks about the challenge & opportunities for insurers in glo...
05/03/2019

Our Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, Jim Sullivan speaks about the challenge & opportunities for insurers in global markets. #GIS2019 Find out how ITA works to address market access challenges + barriers on behalf of the U.S. insurance industry. https://www.trade.gov/td/services/ofai/index.htm

In celebration of #WorldTradeMonth, federal trade promotion agencies will host a FREE #GoGlobal webinar series every Thu...
05/02/2019
Looking to Increase Sales? “Go Global” World Trade Month Webinars Can Help Get You Started

In celebration of #WorldTradeMonth, federal trade promotion agencies will host a FREE #GoGlobal webinar series every Thursday at 2pm EDT throughout May. Read all about it:

David M. Glaccum is SBA’s Associate Administrator for International Trade and Pat Kirwan is the Director of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee Secretariat In celebration of World Trad…

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05/01/2019

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