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Middle East & Africa Region
The U.S. Commercial Service network of trade professionals represents unparalleled global reach. Our international experts provide market intelligence and business connections. We advocate every day on behalf of U.S. firms for easier market entry.

Middle East & Africa Region

Succeed in Middle East & Africa (MEA)

With offices across North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Levant, and the Gulf, the MEA team helps American companies succeed in these markets totaling 1.4 billion people and $4.6 trillion through market intelligence, due diligence on prospective partners, business matchmaking, counseling on export mechanics, and U.S. government advocacy. 

Regional Topics

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Winning Deals in Our Region
MEA helps American companies compete for major projects in the Middle East & Africa and implement the Administration’s “Build Back Better World (B3W)” program through official U.S. government Advocacy, the MEA Team's and Advocacy Center's Gulf Impact initiative and its Express Leads program.
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Supporting Women Exporters & Entrepreneurs
Women Empowered Leave Legacies through Trade and Investment (WELLTI)
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MEA in the Media
Read news articles featuring MEA officials and programs and for a list of press releases outlining our activities.
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Success Stories in the Region
See what we are up to, how our work and your achievements have been featured in the press, and examples of our support of your success.
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Global Diversity Export Initiative Mission to Africa
The Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) Trade Mission to Africa is focused on building commercial bridges between U.S. owned or led businesses from underserved communities and business communities in South Africa, Ghana, and Nigeria.