Export Solutions


Export Solutions

The Export Solutions Roadmap offers online resources and tools to unlock the knowledge exporters need to begin, grow, and finance international sales.


The International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service helps you reach the 97% of global customers that are outside of the United States – researching markets, finding buyers, clinching deals, and shipping goods. Get started with trusted online advice, information, and tools from ITA and its federal partners.

U.S. Goods and Services are in demand – harness government resources to reach foreign buyers who are ready to do business with you.

No matter what size your company is, we can guide you to success – from building your export plan, to getting paid for that first sale.
Grow your export sales with powerful resources and services.

From quick access to tools that exporters need every day, to strategies for improving your sales growth and competitiveness.

Top Trending Subjects

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U.S. Export Controls
Determine if you need an Export License.
Industry Classification System
Classify your product using common classification systems.
Common Export Documents
Use standard documents to sell and ship your products abroad.
Free Trade Agreements (FTA) Help Center
Get guidance on benefiting from FTAs.
ECommerce Resources
Improve your online global business presence.
Pro Forma Invoice
Use a Pro Forma Invoice to provide a quote and start your transaction.
U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Understand U.S. law regarding working with foreign officials.
Methods of Payment
Offer customers the most attractive payment terms appropriate for your company.

Most Popular Tools

Harmonized System (HS) Code
Correct Product Classification is required for every step of exporting.
Consolidated Screening List (CSL)
Learn whether you are restricted from doing business with a foreign party.
Determine seller and buyer responsibility for shipping and insurance.
Foreign Tariff Rates & Taxes
Obtain specific tariff rates and taxes on your product destination markets.

Featured Events

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World Trade Month
Celebrate with Export Education events in May.
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Global Diversity Export Initiative
Participate in events that expand access for underserved communities.
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Trade Shows
Access our support to meet foreign buyers and get market insights.
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Trade Missions
Get valuable support and connections in foreign markets. 

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