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U.S. Commercial Service Uruguay Services for U.S. Companies

Every year, the U.S. Commercial Service helps thousands of companies export goods and services worth billions of dollars. Let us help you find the best opportunities for your business in Uruguay.

Proven Trade Expertise. Our global network of trade professionals is located throughout the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in nearly 80 countries, including Uruguay. Whether you’re looking to make your first export sale or expand your business in Uruguay, we offer the trade counseling, market intelligence, business matchmaking, and commercial diplomacy you need to connect with lucrative business opportunities. In addition, we will help you to develop trade finance and insurance strategies that align with your particular business objectives and help you complete your export transaction.

Following is a list of our general assistance areas. Our trade professionals will work with you to identify and tailor the right mix of U.S. Commercial Service capabilities to achieve your exporting goals. Contact your U.S. Commercial Service trade professional in Uruguay for details.

Trade Counseling

Planning and Strategy

  • Get ideas and cost-effective solutions to help achieve your business goals.

Legal and Regulatory Issues

  • Understand and comply with Uruguay’s product standards, certification requirements, electricity regulations, and packaging laws.
  • Learn how to avoid intellectual property rights issues and legal disputes.

Trade Problems

  • Get assistance with customs-related issues.
  • Obtain advocacy support if your company’s exports or Uruguay bids are adversely affected by a trade barrier or by market access issues.
  • Learn how to limit the risk of non-payment, and receive counseling if problems arise.

Trade Finance and Insurance

  • Formulate an export finance strategy leveraging loan programs provided by the Export-Import Bank of America, the Small Business Administration, and other trade finance organizations to reduce risk and enable your company to offer competitive terms of sale in Uruguay.
  • Get guidance on pricing your products and services to ensure competitiveness in the Uruguayan market while maximizing your profits.

Market Intelligence

Country and Industry Reports

  • Get information—at no cost—from country and industry market reports, written by our in-country trade professionals.
  • Receive updates on new regulations, business trends, and government-financed projects.

Customized Market Research

  • Gauge the sales potential for your products or services with individualized reports on global markets.
  • Discover which factors influence prospective customers, identify your competitors, and obtain pricing for comparable products.

Background Reports

  • Learn about potential partners from our trade professionals working in Uruguay.
  • Order an international company report containing available sales, potential liabilities, and other financial information.

Trade Data and Analysis

Business Matchmaking

Contact Lists

  • Identify potential Uruguayan partners.
  • Market your firm directly to Uruguayan companies.

Partner Search

  • Identify Uruguayan potential partners and get detailed company reports.
  • Determine the marketability of your product or service in Uruguay.

Personalized Business Matchmaking

  • Meet one-on-one with pre-screened Uruguayan buyers, sales representatives, and business partners through our Gold Key Service.
  • Leverage customized market briefings, research, and advice.

In-Country Promotions

  • Leverage customized venues to reach potential Uruguayan partners and buyers.
  • Advertise in our official catalog of U.S. suppliers sent to nearly 400,000 international companies, including Uruguayan potential buyers.
  • Connect with Uruguayan buyers.
  • Feature your company on our Spanish-language buyer-directed web site.

Trade Missions

  • Participate in official business development missions led by senior U.S. government leaders. Meet with Uruguayan agents, distributors, government and industry officials, prospective customers, and U.S. Embassy officials.

Trade Shows

  • Use our International Buyer Program to meet with pre-screened buyers and receive export counselling at major U.S. trade shows.
  • Exhibit at available Uruguayan international trade fairs.
  • Let us distribute your marketing literature at Uruguayan international trade shows.

Commercial Diplomacy

  • Overcome trade obstacles to successfully enter the Uruguayan market.
  • Benefit from coordinated U.S. government engagement with the Uruguayan government to protect U.S. business interests.
  • Access U.S. government trade advocacy for your Uruguayan government procurement bids.

Contact us today to connect with a world of opportunity.