Welcome to the U.S Commercial Service in North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota

The U.S. Commercial Service is the government partner that provides U.S. companies with worldwide direct market access. A division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, we have a network of trade specialists in every U.S. state and over 165 offices in 82 countries throughout the world, all working on behalf of U.S. companies who want to sell their products and services internationally.

Our experienced staff of International Trade Specialists will help you:

  • Identify and evaluate international partners
  • Navigate international documentation challenges
  • Create market entry strategies
  • Other export related guidance

The North Dakota office, located in Fargo, covers all of North Dakota and 9 counties (Becker, Clay, Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau) in Northwestern Minnesota and is displayed by the shaded region below.

This office actively assists over 120 different North Dakota or Northwestern Minnesota companies resolve around 300 different trade matters a year. The U.S. Commercial Service has been directly involved with hundreds of export transactions since 2005, representing millions of dollars in new sales for North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota. The types of companies using the services vary from agricultural machinery manufacturers, to aviation companies, to higher educational institutions.

For more information on how we can help your company succeed in the global marketplace, please learn more about Our Services or contact:

Heather Andrea Ranck
Office Director and International Trade Specialist
Phone: (701) 552-0792
Email: heather.ranck@trade.gov