International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.

EC Regulations and Agreements Home Page

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Comply with U.S. and Foreign Regulations

Successful exporters must understand and comply with both U.S. regulations and foreign import requirements.

Trade Agreements

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Free Trade Agreements
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) allow commerce in goods and services across borders without tariffs, helping to create a stable and transparent trading environment.
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Trade Agreement Guides
Trade agreements provide the terms of trade and set agreed upon tariffs and duties between countries, simplifying business conducted across borders.
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Intellectual Property Rights Agreements Database
The database of intellectual property agreements includes active, binding agreements between the United States and its trading partners covering manufactured products and services.