Who we are
♦ Our Mission
Create prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.
♦ Our Focus
- Promote U.S. exports
- Attract inbound investment
- Provide actionable data and information
- Defend against unfair trade
♦ Our People
Our trade experts and professional staff - approximately 2,200 employees - are positioned in more than 100 U.S. cities and 80 international markets.
We assist and advocate for U.S. businesses in international markets, and help global companies invest in the United States.
We produce in-depth trade analyses and engage with industries on trade strategies.
We work to ensure a level playing field for U.S. industries by defending against unfair trade and ensuring compliance with existing trade agreements.
Dave Bertnag from Element 119 said the resources ITA provided were “a great asset to our small company saving us a lot of time…”
Molly Ray Parfums said after attending an ITA event, “You’ve been so awesome in all of our work together, I couldn’t have done it without you this year!”
Our Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) awarded funds to help set standards that make sure packaging machines are safe and produce high-quality output.
Marisa Lago holds a distinguished career in public service with expertise in international markets, trade, financial regulation, & enforcement.
Deputy Under Secretary
Diane Farrell oversees ITA’s daily operations, plans, policies, and budget. She is a dedicated leader and advocate for U.S. businesses.
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About the Department of Commerce
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