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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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Winning The Race to Zero: Journey to COP26
September 22-23, 2021

Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a two-day hybrid in-person/live stream event that will bring together key business, technology, and government leaders from the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe to highlight real-world, tech-driven solutions to tackle the climate change crisis.
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Go Global with the U.S. Commercial Service and Amazon: Amazon Marketplace Workshops
More Sessions Coming Soon!

Go Global with Amazon & the U.S. Commercial Service as we explore how you can reach customers around the world utilizing the Amazon Global Seller Platform. Learn about the advantages of e-Commerce marketplaces as part of your sales channel mix and come ready with questions for Amazon's Global Seller Experts. Register at the link below
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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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Digital Transformation Business Development Mission to the GCC
October 21 & 24-28, 2021

The International Trade Administration is currently recruiting U.S. technology firms to participate in a trade mission to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar.
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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.

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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Canada Opportunities for U.S. Cyber Security Technologies

Increased Cyberattacks in Canada Offers Opportunities for U.S. Cyber Security Technologies.

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United Kingdom Cloud Services Market

The UK is the largest cloud market in Europe. The vast majority of UK enterprises realize the value of investing in ICT. 

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Czech Republic 5G network

Czech Republic is committed to 5G network deployment in 2020.

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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.