Safety & Security

Welcome to U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safety and Security Team website! This website is your resource for market research reports, trade leads, and event information designed to help you succeed internationally. Our worldwide team of Specialists, located throughout the Unites States at 100 Export Assistance Centers and in more than 72 U.S. Embassies and U.S. Consulates worldwide, are dedicated to help you increase your export sales. We are the safety and security industry’s primary export assistance resource and should be your first point of contact if you are looking to develop your business abroad.

Our Specialists can help you understand global markets, develop international marketing plans, meet buyers at international trade shows, and much more. Learn more about what we can do for you:

If your company is not currently working with our team member at your local U.S. Export Assistance Center, please contact your local safety and security Specialist today to discuss your international business needs and learn how we can assist you with your export objectives.

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**NEW!! - For detailed country by country analysis of safety and security markets in over 52 countries, please see the 2013-2014 Safety and Security Resource Guide. Click the cover below to download a copy!

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Detailed Event Information For Export Controls (BIS) Detailed Event Information For Export Controls (BIS)
Export Controls (BIS) -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Audio/Visual Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Defense Industry Eq., Electronics Industry Prod/Test Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
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Location/Date: San Rafael, CA, United States 08/27/2013 - 08/27/2013
Event Summary:
A number of executive branch agencies have responsibilities for regulating exports from the United States. The Department of Commerce is responsible for controlling the widest range of goods and technology, all of which are capable of being used for commercial purposes but which may also present foreign policy or national security concerns. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) implements export controls for the Department of Commerce through the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

Daniel Giavina, San Francisco
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 415-705-2281
Elizabeth Krauth, North Bay
USEAC Director
Phone: 415-485-6209