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Market Development Cooperator Program
Get Up to $300,000 for Your Export Development Project!

MDCP Export Successes

MDCP Projects:

  • Generated $12.6 billion in exports since 1997.
  • Create or sustain 14,000 U.S. jobs per year.
  • Generate $286 in exports for every $1 of ITA funding.


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“We were first-timers for any kind of award/grant. I appreciated the patience of the ITA team and their support every step of the way in our efforts in applying for the funding.”

- American Association of Intensive English Programs (EnglishUSA)

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Performing Arts as Exports? YES!
MDCP grant recipient Western Arts Alliance creates Performing Arts Discovery Export platform helps U.S. artists get hired to perform abroad.
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Learning About New Markets
U.S. firms learn Saudi and Emirati distribution system so they can boost specialty automotive export sales.
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Industry Experts Help Ensure Sensible International Standards
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), engages U.S. animal feed machinery industry in the international standards development process.
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U.S. Technology Office (USITO) Still Protecting IP in China Decades After MDCP Help
Since the MDCP project opened the U.S. Information Technology Office, it continues engaging China officials on a variety of issues.
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Indonesian Lab Certifies Plumbing Code Compliance
In 2016, ITA helped IAPMO, a U.S.-based standards developing organization, establishes a lab in Indonesia to certify that plumbing products comply with its plumbing code. Now IAPMO is back with MDCP funding to train Indonesian officials on how to enforce the code.
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U.S. Firms Connect to Buyers Abroad
MDCP partner Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) helps small U.S. firms get found at big trade show.
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Auto Care Association Helps U.S. Firms Get Traction in Latin America
Convincing automotive distributors in other countries to use standardized product cataloging methods helps U.S. companies to export products to new markets.
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Leveraging Foreign Trade Zones
Instead of each U.S. firm creating its own Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in China, United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) provides one for all its members.