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  • World Trade Month 2019

    "During World Trade Month, the International Trade Administration will celebrate our commitment to preserving free, fair, and reciprocal trade that enhances American prosperity. Our nation is among the most innovative and open economies in the world, and for decades the United States has led the international trading system that has enabled American businesses and workers to succeed."

    -Undersecretary of Commerce for
    International Trade
    Gilbert Kaplan

    Gil Kaplan speaking from a podium
  • "Go Global" Webinars

    In celebration of World Trade Month, federal trade promotion agencies will host our annual "Go Global" webinar series throughout May. U.S. businesses will learn about strategies and resources to increase global sales. Mark your calendar for this FREE four-part series on Thursdays in May.

    Check out Go Gloabl webinars to increase export sales
  • Proclamation on World Trade Week, 2019

    "Free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to American and global prosperity. During World Trade Week, we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to ensuring that our Nationís farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs are able to sell their goods and services in the global market on a level playing field." - President Donald J. Trump

    Proclamation on World Trade Week 2019
  • Helping Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers

    One of ITA's strategic objectives is to enforce the nationís trade laws and ensure compliance with our trade agreements. This allows U.S. businesses to compete both domestically and internationally on a level playing field. This work is not only helping U.S. businesses to continue to export billions of dollars in goods and services worldwide, but also providing support for the U.S. economy and helping advance American job growth.

    Decorative Image with text International Trade Adminsitration Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers
  • USMCA and its Key Benefits

    The USMCA resulted in some significant updates to the existing NAFTA, improving market access for manufacturing and agricultural exports, as well as the inclusion of important new provisions in areas like digital trade and good regulatory practices.

    U.S., Canada, and Mexico flags with overlayed text reading USMCA and its key benefits

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