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International Trade

Virtual International Advisor

Generate a gap, compliance, or export-ready analysis, or an import/export audit. The tool will generate applicable resources and will provide a custom report that you can bring in to discuss with your SBDC consultant at any time.

Tradeport

TradePort is a repository of free information and resources for businesses seeking to conduct international trade to and from California. Created in 1996, TradePort is backed by an alliance of regional trade associations that assist California export and import businesses. (trade)

Export Related Videos for Small Businesses

Gain information quickly on all facets of international trade, including incoterms, foreign exchange risk, importing, exporting, and supply chain management. These instructional videos will raise major points of consideration before you can expand your business across domestic borders.

U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets.

US Commerce Service: Export.gov

The U.S. Commercial Service is the lead trade promotion agency of the U.S. government. U.S. 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. Los Angeles has two Export Assistance Centers: one in Downtown Los Angeles and a second in West Los Angeles.

Export.gov

Helps U.S. businesses participate in the global marketplace with information on trade events, tariffs and export counseling assistance. Checkout the site for information on training, research reports and more.

Southern California District Export Council

The Southern California District Export Council (DEC) includes leaders from the local business community, appointed by successive U.S. Secretaries of Commerce, whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms.

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