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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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Promoting U.S. Business at COP28

The global climate crisis requires a whole-of-society approach to help communities prepare and adapt to impacts of change. World leaders will convene at the United Nations COP28 Climate Conference to take action, and ITA is on the ground to advocate for U.S. business interests and partnerships. 

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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
From Treasure to Trade: How ITA Drives Economic Growth in the U.S. Recycling Industry
June 20, 2023

We’ve all heard the concept: reduce, reuse, recycle or commonly known as the ‘Three R’s” when we talk about sustainability and protecting our environment.

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Success Story
Craving Chocolate? ITA Helps Ghana Get a Sweet Deal in the U.S. Market
May 17, 2023

Niche Cocoa Ghana finds sweet success when opening a plant in the United States.

Confectionary Products Ghana Economic Development
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Success Story
The Total Package: ITA Helps Packaging Machinery Reflect Excellence by Design
May 09, 2023

Learn how ITA’s Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) funding is helping companies achieve success! 

Design and Construction Economic Development and Investment