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
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.