Welcome to our international Manufacturing page. It provides the most recent market research, trade leads and event information. Our worldwide team of Manufacturing Specialists is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. With team members in key manufacturing regions of the U.S. and in foreign markets, trade specialists and industry experts are standing ready to aid your firm.
With the depreciation of the U.S. dollar against the Euro, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are beginning to explore opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S.
The Manufacturing industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades, and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, and worldwide economic conditions. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, we strive to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness.
Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.
|Heartland Outreach Tour Iowa -- Defense Industry Eq., Food Processing/Packaging Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Mining Industry Eq., Process Controls - Industrial, Plastics Production Machinery, Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Renewable Energy Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Regulations|
|Pre-Register for this event|
Businesses in Iowa are invited to attend a workshop featuring access to government decisionmakers and international trade experts on the occasion of NAFTA on its 20th Anniversary. The Heartland Outreach Tour is coming to Des Moines, Iowa. Businesses and services involved in trade between Iowa and Mexico or Canada are welcome to attend this listening tour.
|Sara Hagigh, |
Deputy Director, ITA Office of North America
|Walter Bastian, |
Deputy DAS, ITA Western Hemisphere
|Patricia Cook, Des Moines|