International Trade

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International Trade Resources for Small Businesses

If you are successfully operating a business in the United States, you owe it to yourself to consider exporting. Many small businesses have products and services with international market appeal but aren't certain how to proceed. The SBDC is here to help. Resources include country specific research, trade finance, trade related webinars taught by industry experts, and introductions to Houston area exporting resources. Schedule a no-cost session with an SBDC Certified Global Business Professional and realize your exporting potential today.

International Trade Business Advising

Get free, one-on-one, confidential business advising from an SBDC Certified Global Business Professional. They are here to help you with your business needs.

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International Trade Webinars

Get international trade tips & strategies taught by reputable business experts. Topics include Global Supply Chain View, International Payments and more.

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SBDC Recorded/Live Webinar

The SBDC has an extensive library of recorded webinars on International Trade small business tips and strategies - all presented by industry experts.

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International Trade Administration

ITA creates prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

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Certified Global Business Professionals

Our CGBPs are proficient in global business and capable of working with the level of expertise and professionalism that is required in today’s competitive environment.

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State Trade Expansion Program

The STEP program will take the necessary steps to create or expand their export capacity and provide financial assistance along the way to help them achieve success. See eligibility requirements.

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Houston District Export Council

The Houston District Export Council (HDEC) serves current and future exporters in 33 counties in Southeast Texas. Learn from mentors, seminars, etc.

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United States Commercial Service

Trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets.

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Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

EXIM is an independent Executive Branch agency with a mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating the export of United States goods and services.

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Small Business Administration

SBA’s newly revised International Trade Loan provides small businesses with enhanced export financing options for their export transactions.

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Greater Houston Partnership

GHP promotes economic development, foreign trade and investment, and advocates for efficient and effective government that supports business growth.

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Houston U.S. Export Assistance Center

Trade professionals provide counseling and a variety of products and services to assist small and midsized businesses export their products and services.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA offers valuable tools and services to assist users in advertising their products overseas, finding foreign buyers for their products, and participating in trade shows.

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NASBITE International, Membership Organization

NASBITE International is the leading authority and industry standard for global business education, trade credentialing, training and practice.

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A one-stop-shop for Texas businesses. Get the resources you need today from marketing to finance and much more.

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