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Information and Communications Technology
Information & Communications Technology (ICT) covers the equipment and services that enable the digital economy including communications, software, digital products, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and IOT.
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Infosecurity Europe, London 2021
NEW DATES: exhibit at Infosecurity Europe, July 13-15, 2021 and connect with over 15,000 industry professionals from 82 countries.

Information and Communications Technology

The U.S. Department of Commerce is dedicated to increasing information and communications technologies (ICT) exports. We do this by strengthening the global competitiveness of these industries through industry analysis, trade policy development, trade promotion, and addressing trade barriers. The U.S. Department of Commerce works with businesses that use the digital economy to deliver their products and services. We provide international market research, procurement leads, and trade events tailored to accelerate their international growth.

Featured Events

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Cyber Security Trade Mission to South America
October 18-22, 2021

The business development mission to Peru, Chile, and Uruguay with an additional stop in Argentina is recruiting U.S. Cyber Security firms to participate.
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India Cyber Security Business Development Mission
November 8-12, 2021

The business development mission to India is recruiting U.S. firms to introduce them to the rapidly expanding market for cyber security products and services in New Delhi and Mumbai, India.
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Accountability Agents for the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules
BBB National Programs has been approved by APEC to be an Accountability Agent in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Border Privacy Rules System. They are the first U.S. non-profit Accountability Agent. It joins four others that serve as Accountability Agents in the U.S., including HITRUST, NCC Group, Schellman & Company LLC, and TrustArc.
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Infosecurity Europe, London
July 13-15, 2021

Join the U.S. Commercial at Infosecurity Europe in London and showcase your cybersecurity solutions. Seize the opportunity to meet face-to-face with key buyers, potential partners, and customers.
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Morocco Digital Development Summit
June 15, 2021

Join us for a digital development summit between Morocco's Agency for Digital Development (ADD), the U.S. Commercial Service, and the U.S. Digital Service & other federal partners. Participants will enjoy a discussion about pressing issues and best practices in digital capacity development, as well as learn more about upcoming project opportunities.

How Can We Help You Expand Your Exports?

Our team members are experts in international business development and your best resource for business growth and job creation. Learn more about the ways we can assist your firm:
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Trade Counseling
International Trade Specialists are available to discuss your company’s exporting needs. Locate an industry specialist near you.
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Our Services
From counseling, to matchmaking, to market intelligence, our global network of trade professionals - located throughout the United States and in nearly 80 countries - can help your firm expand your exports.
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Privacy Shield
The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data.

Information & Communications Technologies Market Intelligence

See our latest market intelligence related to the information and communications technologies industry.
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New Zealand Advanced Manufacturing Sector

As advanced manufacturing increases in New Zealand, opportunities exist for U.S. companies. 

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United Kingdom Artificial Intelligence Market

The UK is committed to creating an economy that harnesses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data providing great opportunities to U.S. tech companies. 

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Germany Video Game Market

The German gaming market is the fifth largest in the world and the largest in Europe. 

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Additional Resources


Office of Health & Information Technologies (OHIT)

OHIT’s Team provides industry and trade policy expertise to support U.S. suppliers of the hardware that enables the digital economy. These products range from semiconductors powering electronic devices like phones and computers, to the data center equipment that makes cloud computing possible.

Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI)

The Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI) evaluates the global environment for digital services, addresses foreign market trade and investment barriers, and promotes trade policies to increase the global competitiveness of the U.S. digital services industry.

Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System

The APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System was developed by APEC economies with input and assistance from industry and civil society to build consumer, business and regulator trust in cross-border flows of personal information.