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American Society for Testing and materials - Provides safety requirements for US products and imports

Better Business Bureau (BBB) - US wide consumer support organizations, where you can register complaints and check out whether a company has had complaints filed against it.

BuyUSA Info - Provides Information on the US marketplace by State and City. Links are provided to relevant State Government sites.

Commerce Business Daily (CBD) - Provides tender opportunities in the U.S.

Congress of the United States - Provides information on members and committee relationships.

Country (NZ) Information - Visitors to New Zealand can look at travel information from the US State Department

Customs, U.S - Information for importing into the US

Discover America - The official travel and tourism website of the United States.

Dun and Bradstreet - Provides company credit ratings services in the US and worldwide

EXIM - Export-Import Bank of the United States

FDA Industry Systems - Beginning December 12, 2003 "Prior Notice" must be confirmed electronically by the U.S. FDA before food is MAILED by International Mail to the USA.

Internal Revenue Service - Provides tax credit and payment information and forms

Machinery Trader - Industrial machinery listings

Export Yellow Pages - Contains information on trade assistance, yellowpages etc.

Patent Search - Database for the approved patents in the US

Patents (U.S) Office

Price Waterhouse Coopers - U.S. Accounting/Law/Consultants located in NZ

Securities and Exchange Commission - Regulatory body for the US stockmarket. Contains on-line complaint form.

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) - Codes that classify industries, primarily heavy and manufacturing

Thomas Register Database - Provides comprehensive database of US companies in a searchable format

Tradeshow Week - Comprehensive on-line listing of U.S. and International trade shows

Small Business Administration - Small Business Administration information

U.S. Maps - Maps of the United States

U.S. Business Phone Directory - Business accessible by company name, business type, state, town, etc.