Business Development Financing
Explore SBA financing program to establish your exporting program and upgrade your export production facilities.
Business development financing programs can help you acquire, construct, renovate, modernize, improve or expand facilities in the United States to produce goods or services involved in international trade.
As you develop your exporting business, government programs help finance your export activities, such as participation in trade shows and translation of product literature. There are also programs to enable you to acquire, construct, renovate, modernize, improve or expand facilities and equipment to be used in the United States to produce goods or services involved in international trade.
Export Express Program: Provides small businesses that have export potential with funds to cover the initial costs of entering an export market. Program offers up to $500,000 in export development financing to buy or produce goods or to provide services for export. The loan proceeds can be used for most business purposes, including expansion, equipment purchases, working capital, inventory or real estate acquisitions.
International Trade Loan Program: Provides U.S. businesses that are preparing to engage in or are already engaged in international trade, or are adversely affected by competition from imports with up to $5 million in financing to upgrade equipment and facilities. Although this loan program can also be used to refinance existing indebtedness that is not structured with reasonable terms and conditions, it cannot be used to purchase a business.