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International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) is your U.S. government resource for competing in the global marketplace.

International Trade Administration

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The United States is the World’s Top Destination to Invest

The SelectUSA program helps facilitate Foreign Direct Investment that supports innovation, jobs, and communities across the nation. Discover why the United States is the top destination for Foreign Direct Investment at the annual SelectUSA Investment Summit – the highest profile event in the United States dedicated to creating business investment opportunities by connecting thousands of investors, companies, economic development organizations, and industry experts to make deals happen.  

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Export Solutions
Your essential international business toolkit of practical exporting advice and business tools developed for you by our trade professionals
Trade Data & Analysis
Get the latest data and reports produced by ITA's team of trade specialists.
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Running Into Problems?
Are you encountering a trade barrier in a foreign market? We can help!
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Virtual Services
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About ITA

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The International Trade Administration is led by the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade. Learn about ITA’s executive leadership team

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About Us

Learn more about who we are and what we do at the International Trade Administration


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Organization Charts

ITA is organized into three primary business units working to improve the global business environment and help U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad

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Learn How To Export

There’s no better time to export than now. Explore our exporting tools and resources to get started!

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Research Foreign Markets
Learn how to find the right export markets for you
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Get our latest press releases and other media information.

ITA Successes

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Success Story
Pakistan Adopts Green Building Code Based on ICC International Codes
January 30, 2024

Release of Pakistan Green Building Code boosts US building exports, strengthens industry competitiveness, and promotes safer, greener construction worldwide.

Design and Construction Pakistan
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Success Story
Clean Power Surge: Missouri a New Gateway in the Electric Vehicle Battery Market 
December 14, 2023

Through networking events hosted by SelectUSA, a unique partnership formed to result in a soon-to-be facility that will manufacture materials for EV batteries. 

Electric Vehicles Missouri Climate
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Success Story
A Bright Future: Virginia Woman-Owned Solar Energy Firm Shines with First Export Sale to Ethiopia
December 12, 2023

Selam Global Enterprise worked with ITA’s U.S. Commercial Service to export solar energy systems to Ethiopia. 

Solar Energy Ethiopia Climate