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 IDEF 2013 -- International Defense Industry Fair 2013 Detailed Event Information For IDEF 2013 -- International Defense Industry Fair 2013
IDEF 2013 -- International Defense Industry Fair 2013 -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Location/Date: Istanbul, Turkey 05/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
Event Summary:
U.S. defense and security companies interested in selling their products and services to Turkey and in European and Middle East markets should consider exhibiting at IDEF 2013, Turkey's International Defense Industry Fair. IDEF 2013 will take place May 7-10, 2013 at Tuyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Sponsored by the Turkish Ministry of Defense, IDEF 2013 is one of the largest defense exhibitions in the region and will offer U.S. exhibitors an excellent opportunity to meet with key decision makers in Turkey's Armed Forces, along with distributors, potential partners and prime contractors in Turkey and throughout the region. U.S. Commercial Service staff and U.S. Department of Defense Cooperation officers will assist U.S. exhibitors in expediting contacts and meetings with major decision makers in Turkish and other foreign militaries and governments, and local and third country company officials. At IDEF 2011, more than 630 companies and representatives from 46 countries showcased their products and services to 34 Ministers and Deputy Ministers, 12 General Staff Chiefs and Deputy Chiefs, and 437 high-level foreign delegation members responsible for defense supply for their respective countries. Trade visitors at IDEF 2011 totaled 52,502, an increase of 22.7 percent over the 2009 show. As charter member of NATO and a key strategic ally of the United States, Turkey has the second largest armed forces in NATO, with more than 610,000 in uniform. In 2011, Turkey spent $17.9 billion on defense, with annual increases anticipated over the foreseeable future.

Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
LexaLynn Hooper, The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA)

Phone: 703/907-2666
Amy Frankstein, The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA)

Phone: 703/907-2413