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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.

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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Tech Download Series
Don't miss out on our informal "coffee chat" series on a variety of technology opportunities, throughout regions of Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Learn about up-and-coming topics like AI, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, 5G, Infrastructure Security, and Application Software.
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Asia-Pacific Smart Cities Project Development Roundtable
November 1 & 2, 2021

Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a two-day virtual roundtable event. Hear from top officials in Korea, Taiwan, and Australia. With additional match-making available, this event is perfect for companies looking to break into the Asia-Pacific ICT market.
Trade Winds
Explore Global Business Opportunities in the Middle East & Africa
March 6-8, 2022

Trade Winds is the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum. W are pleased to announce the next Trade Winds program will be hosted in Dubai, UAE in March 2022. Join us for Trade Winds Middle East & Africa.
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Cyber Security Trade Mission to South America
April 4-8 & 11, 2022

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
May 23-27, 2022

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.

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.
Market Intelligence
Burma (Myanmar) Cloud Technology

Burmese companies prefer U.S. cloud solutions over other providers.

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Market Intelligence
Sweden eHealth Market

Overview of the Swedish eHealth market’s structure and opportunities. 

Health Information Technology Europe Export Potential
Market Intelligence
Saudi Arabia Information Communication Technology Sector

Saudi Arabia announced the launch of a major program that supports the country’s Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector.

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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.