The U.S. Export Assistance Center of Northern Ohio

The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service is part of a global network of offices located in cities across the United States and at U.S. Embassies and Consulates in more than 80 countries around the world.

With an international network comprised of trade specialists and commercial officers, the U.S. Commercial Service is in a unique position to serve the needs of U.S. exporters and help them succeed in overseas markets.

As one of over 100 domestic office of the U.S. Commercial Service, the U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) of Northern Ohio covers the exporting needs of companies in 28 counties. The Northern Ohio USEAC handles an enormous client base, so the companies in our area gain international trade assistance from trade specialists at a centrally located Cleveland office and a satellite office in Akron, Ohio.

Our offices seek to provide comprehensive solutions to international trade challenges while helping U.S. firms realize their export potential through a range of services that

  • provide expert counseling, advice, and advocacy,
  • produce research on overseas markets and industries,
  • promote companies' products and services in overseas markets, and
  • find international partners (agents, distributors, JV, licensing, etc.)

The U.S. Commercial Service office in Northern Ohio combines these services and its global network with the trade finance expertise and programs of the U.S. Small Business Administration4 and the Export-Import Bank of the United States to help make your company successful in exporting.

Consider the U.S. Commercial Service office in Northern Ohio as your first stop in export assistance information and service.

Start exploring your international options today by speaking with one of our Trade Specialists.

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