Access to Asia-Pacific Privacy Certification Expands in the United States

This post was originally published on this siteMichael 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 Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System. Schellman joins TRUSTe, which was approved in 2013, in … Read moreAccess to Asia-Pacific Privacy Certification Expands in the United States

US Senators Manchin and Capito Invite Global Business Leaders to Attend SelectUSA Investment Summit and Discover Why West Virginia is the Right Choice for Global Companies

This post was originally published on this siteThis post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the United States, and how SelectUSA partners with EDOs to support economic development.This post contains external links. Please review our external linking … Read moreUS Senators Manchin and Capito Invite Global Business Leaders to Attend SelectUSA Investment Summit and Discover Why West Virginia is the Right Choice for Global Companies

The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit: Ivanka Trump, Larry Kudlow, Tech Startups & More

This post was originally published on this siteBrian 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 – to connect global business to local investment opportunities. I am honored and thrilled to say that this year’s Investment … Read moreThe 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit: Ivanka Trump, Larry Kudlow, Tech Startups & More

IAPMO Receives E-Award for Advancing U.S. Plumbing Exports in Asia

This post was originally published on this siteThis post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Dain Hansen, Senior Vice President of Government Relations International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) was honored to be presented with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on May 23. … Read moreIAPMO Receives E-Award for Advancing U.S. Plumbing Exports in Asia

100 Billion and Counting: A New Milestone from Past Participants of the Investment Summit

This post was originally published on this siteBrian 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’s job-creating fact. Participants of past Investment Summits have announced more than $103.6 billion in investments … Read more100 Billion and Counting: A New Milestone from Past Participants of the Investment Summit

Building on Success: North Carolina Opens New FDI Office in India

This post was originally published on this siteChristopher 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, you’ll see a new face that expresses our strong commitment to attracting more India-based companies to a state that … Read moreBuilding on Success: North Carolina Opens New FDI Office in India

World Trade Month: Honoring the Role of Intellectual Property in Sports

This post was originally published on this siteJessica 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 Patriots, I’m sure you saw Tom Brady’s jersey everywhere the days leading up to and immediately following the Super … Read moreWorld Trade Month: Honoring the Role of Intellectual Property in Sports

New Mexico Exporter Brings Clean Water to World Markets

This post was originally published on this siteThis 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 knack for environmental science, especially soil and water. He pursued his career interest in the late 1970s and early … Read moreNew Mexico Exporter Brings Clean Water to World Markets

A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Ignites U.S. Business Opportunities and the American Workforce

This post was originally published on this siteDiane 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 Administration officials, reaffirmed the U.S. government economic efforts to advance the President’s vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.  The United … Read moreA Free and Open Indo-Pacific Ignites U.S. Business Opportunities and the American Workforce

The United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement and it’s Key Benefits

This post was originally published on this siteResponses 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 Canada modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now known as the United State, Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA).  Have there … Read moreThe United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement and it’s Key Benefits

Unlocking the Doors to Global Success

This post was originally published on this siteSusan 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 export insights. Gary Gysin, CEO of Liquid Robotics from 2016 – 2019 “If we get introduced to key partners, that is … Read moreUnlocking the Doors to Global Success

USA Spends Seven Years Atop Key Business Index

This post was originally published on this siteBrian Lenihan is the Executive Director of SelectUSA in the International Trade Adminsitration Some say that a person needs to hear a fact seven times before they will remember it. It’s called the Rule of 7. Whether it’s fact or fiction, I can’t be the judge. But in … Read moreUSA Spends Seven Years Atop Key Business Index

Travel and Tourism Means Big Business for the United States, Including Manufacturers

This post was originally published on this sitePhil 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 time when we celebrate the importance of international trade to the economy and creating jobs.  I find it fitting that … Read moreTravel and Tourism Means Big Business for the United States, Including Manufacturers

Looking to Increase Sales? “Go Global” World Trade Month Webinars Can Help Get You Started

This post was originally published on this siteDavid 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 Trade Month, federal trade promotion agencies will host our annual “Go Global” webinar series throughout May. U.S. businesses will learn about … Read moreLooking to Increase Sales? “Go Global” World Trade Month Webinars Can Help Get You Started

The International Trade Administration Celebrates World Trade Month

This post was originally published on this siteGilbert Kaplan is the Under Secretary of Commerce for the International Trade Administration  During World Trade Month, the International Trade Administration (ITA) will celebrate our commitment to preserving free, fair, and reciprocal trade that enhances American prosperity. Our nation is among the most innovative and open economies in … Read moreThe International Trade Administration Celebrates World Trade Month

Teaming Up for Tech at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Steel is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Samsung Electronics America, which is an official sponsor of the SelectUSA Investment Summit. Samsung marked its 40th year in the United States in 2018, an investment that has been nothing short of essential to our company’s success. … Read moreTeaming Up for Tech at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

U.S. Commercial Service Supports Genesis Water Technologies in Pursuing Project on Sustainable Practices in Ecuador

This post was originally published on this siteMindi Hertzog is Senior International Trade Specialist at ITA’s Orlando U.S. Export Assistance Center On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, thanks in part to the export promotion assistance provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, Genesis Water Technologies (GWT) and construction partner, Hormac Civil Engineering, met with government officials from Portoviejo, … Read moreU.S. Commercial Service Supports Genesis Water Technologies in Pursuing Project on Sustainable Practices in Ecuador

Mentoring International Success: A Mid-Size Midwestern Municipality’s Mission

This post was originally published on this siteKevin D. Malecek is the Director of Economic Development and International Trade for the City of Mentor, Ohio This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the … Read moreMentoring International Success: A Mid-Size Midwestern Municipality’s Mission

International Trade Administration: Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers

This post was originally published on this siteSteven Presing is the Executive Director for Trade Agreements, Policy and Negotiations at the International Trade Administration (ITA) Here at the ITA, one of our strategic objectives is to enforce the nation’s trade laws and ensure compliance with our trade agreements. This allows U.S. businesses to compete both … Read moreInternational Trade Administration: Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers

U.S. Commercial Service: Connecting Exporters with Resources Necessary for Global Success

This post was originally published on this siteSusan 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 export insights. When doing business globally, it’s all about who you know: Who can help determine the most promising markets for … Read moreU.S. Commercial Service: Connecting Exporters with Resources Necessary for Global Success

The International Trade Administration is Open and Ready to Assist American Businesses

This post was originally published on this sitePlease stay tuned for regular scheduled content. In the meantime, click here to learn about our programs. ITA is proud to connect U.S. companies to opportunities abroad. If you are interested in how ITA can help you access overseas markets, contact your local International Trade Specialist. Please follow and like … Read moreThe International Trade Administration is Open and Ready to Assist American Businesses

ITA’s Enforcement and Compliance Unit

This post was originally published on this siteCandice Appiakorang, Public Affairs Specialist in our Office of Public Affairs sat down with ITA’s Enforcement and Compliance Communications Director, Brooke Kennedy, to get an in-depth look into the importance of enforcing trade laws and ensuring compliance with trade agreements. Keep reading to find out how this office … Read moreITA’s Enforcement and Compliance Unit

Faribault: The Most Global Small City in Minnesota

This post was originally published on this siteElise Buchen, Deanna Kuennen, Samantha Markman, and Laurence Reszetar promote the State of Minnesota to international business investors at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Trade Office. This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct … Read moreFaribault: The Most Global Small City in Minnesota

New Memorandum of Understanding with Côte d’Ivoire Slated to Strengthen the United States’ Ties to Africa

This post was originally published on this siteThis post originally appeared on the Department of Commerce Blog.  Janel Edens is the West & Central Africa Desk Officer in ITA”s Office of Africa  On December 7th, 2018, the U.S.-Côte d’Ivoire Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between U.S.Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on behalf of the government of the … Read moreNew Memorandum of Understanding with Côte d’Ivoire Slated to Strengthen the United States’ Ties to Africa

U.S. Companies Can Grow Their Business in Southeast Asia Thanks to New Agreements with Singapore

This post was originally published on this siteMargaret Hanson-Muse is the Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs for Singapore and ASEAN. The Commercial Service team in Singapore has developed several new agreements with Singapore leaders that will help U.S. companies grow their business in the Indo-Pacific, particularly in the region known as ASEAN—the Association of Southeast … Read moreU.S. Companies Can Grow Their Business in Southeast Asia Thanks to New Agreements with Singapore

New Interactive Market Diversification Tool Identifies Top Potential Markets for U.S. Businesses

This post was originally published on this site Jean Janicke is Director of ITA’s Office of Trade Negotiations & Analysis U.S. companies produce some of the most innovative and high-quality products in the world.  But how does a company figure out where in the world to go next to sell its product?  What if the … Read moreNew Interactive Market Diversification Tool Identifies Top Potential Markets for U.S. Businesses