Information & Communication

Technology changes the world daily—is your information and communication technology business in the global mix? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. From Brazil to China, from Korea to Europe, the opportunities for your information and communication technology products and services are almost endless.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) Information and Communication Technology Team provides international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to information and communication technology companies. Our programs support U.S. product and service exports related to:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Communication Technology
  • Internet Technology

The ITA Information and Communication Technology team is here to help you:

  • Promote your products and services worldwide
  • Identify and evaluate international partners
  • Navigate international documentation regulations
  • Successfully bid on foreign government contracts
  • Tap into export financing through our partners at the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Export-Import Bank

Upcoming Trade Events

For upcoming webinars, international and domestic events, check out Upcoming Trade Events.

View a Trade Data Snapshot

Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.

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View a list of Domestic Trade Specialists who can assist you with your ICT exports.

View a list of our International Commercial Specialists who can assist with your ICT exports.

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Detailed Event Information For 4th Shanghai IDRS Exhibition 2012 Detailed Event Information For 4th Shanghai IDRS Exhibition 2012
4th Shanghai IDRS Exhibition 2012 -- Audio/Visual Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 10/10/2012 - 10/12/2012
Event Summary:
The Shanghai International Disaster Reduction & Security Exhibition (SIDRS) is Asia's largest and China's official event for disaster management, emergency response, and safety and security. SIDRS is a unique and strategic platform bringing together stakeholders from the government and private sectors who are involved in ensuring the safety and security of civilians against natural disasters, national and municipal emergencies, and other internal and external security threats. SIDRS features the largest display of state-of-the-art technology, products and services in areas of pre-disaster monitoring & forecasting, disaster relief and post-disaster reconstruction, emergency response, fire protection, and security equipment & technology. Managed by the Shanghai International Advertising & Exhibition Co., Ltd, SIDRS acts as a procurement platform for various local governments and disaster reduction agencies in procuring products and services. SIDRS is the ONLY show organized by the local governing Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and the Dujiangyan City Government of Sichuan Province. Attendees are from nationwide, local government office, and international organizations. The product categories on exhibit include, but is not limited to: mechanical security systems; technological and constructional fire protection; control and surveillance equipment; information systems for central control offices; robbery, intruder, and theft alarm equipment; fire alarm systems, and smoke and gas warning equipment; information and data protection systems; individual devices for electronic security systems; special vehicles and vehicle equipment; personal equipment, service and protective clothing; measuring equipment; crime detection systems; surveillance and guarding services; health-care and medical rescue equipment; public security & safety; food Safety; disaster relief supplies; post-disaster psychological consultation; and insurance and medical care.

Graylin Presbury, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-5158
Robert Bu, Shanghai International Advertising & Exhibition Co., LTD

Phone: (86) 21-51797082
Jane Shen, Shanghai
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 86 21 6279 7630*8718