Service Industries is led by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, Ted Dean.
What we do:
Assess the global environment for services sectors, address foreign market trade and investment barriers, and promote services export opportunities in order to increase exports of U.S. services.
Who we are:
Office of Finance and Insurance Industries
OFAI works to enhance the domestic and international competitiveness of key U.S. financial services industries, OFAI’s Primary areas of focus include insurance, banking, trade finance, securities, venture capital, private equity, impact investing, access to capital, pensions, asset management, exchanges, and non-bank financing. OFAI also produces the Trade Finance Guide and serves as ITA’s policy advisor on Ex-Im Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), multilateral development banks, and other official finance issues. OFAI is divided into two teams: Financial Services and Trade and Project Finance.
Office of Digital Services and Industries
Office of Supply Chain, Professional, and Business Services
The Office of Supply Chain, Professional and Business Services (OSCPB) is divided into two teams: Supply Chain; and Professional and Business Services. The Supply Chain team promotes the competitiveness of the following U.S. services industries: air transport services; distribution services (direct marketing, direct selling, franchising, and retailing); cold chain distribution; express delivery; land transportation; maritime shipping; physical infrastructure services (architecture; construction; engineering services); and manages several advisory committees (Industry Trade and Advisory Committee on Distribution Services, Industry Trade and Advisory Committee on Finance and Service Industries and The Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness). The Professional and Business Services team promotes and represents the interests of education services; professional services, including legal services, accounting, and management consulting; and other business services.
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