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International Trade Administration

The International Trade Administration (ITA) of the Department of Commerce, provides the leadership and funding for this website.

ITA’s lead business unit for trade promotion is the U.S. Commercial Service which supports U.S. businesses through its global network of offices. The U.S. Commercial Service offers four ways to grow your international sales:

For more information about how our worldwide network can help your company, call 1-800-USA-TRADE or contact our Export Assistance Centers.

ITA’s other business units include: Market Access and Compliance which resolves market access issues, identifies and reduces trade barriers and ensures that foreign countries are in compliance with trade agreements; Manufacturing and Services which advocates policies to help U.S. companies be competitive at home and around the world and ensures industry’s voice is reflected in policy development; and Import Administration which administers various trade laws, monitors subsidies and promotes textile exports.