Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s homepage for U.S. consumer goods and home furnishings companies. This page is your resource for finding direct exporting assistance, market intelligence, trade events, and other global expansion opportunities.
Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in about 70 countries. Our worldwide team of consumer goods and home furnishings specialists is here to assist in your global growth.
To assist you in this industry, we have made available Best Market Reports, Market Research Reports, and Country Commercial Guides related to the Consumer Goods and Home Furnishings industry. You can also search for related events in our Trade Events section. There is a sampling of these reports listed below.
For additional information, please contact the Trade Information Center at 1-800-872-8723.
|3rd Annual "Make it in America; Sell it to the World" -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Agricultural Products, Building Products, Biotechnology, Cosmetics/Toiletries, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Medical Eq., Pollution Control Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services|
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The Oakland Export Assistance Center will be organizing the third annual "Make it in America; Sell it to the World" seminar taking place in Oakland on Friday, May 10th in celebration of "World Trade Month" and in support of President Obama's National Export Initiative (NEI) http://trade.gov/nei/ . This year's event supporters are corporate strategic partner City National Bank http://newsroom.cnb.com/news/1147793 and Oakland-based RINA Accountancy. As part of the program, several Congressional Representatives have been invited to recognize local exporters for their international sales success stories that they have achieved with the help of the U.S. Commercial Service. The event will feature speakers who will discuss the following important exporting topics:
* U.S. Commercial Service Presentation on International Market Entry and Development Services
* Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Presentation on Export Compliance
* U.S. Ex-Im Bank and Small Business Administration (SBA) Export Financing Programs
* Private sector presentations on International Tax Planning and Banking
* Doing Business in Africa
|Rod Hirsch, Oakland|