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Resolve a Foreign Trade Barrier

Resolve a Foreign Trade Barrier

Foreign trade barriers are broadly defined as a foreign government policy, practice or procedure that unfairly or unnecessarily restricts U.S. exports. In U.S. trade agreements, foreign governments agree to eliminate these trade barriers and TANC works to ensure countries live up to their agreement obligations. TANC classifies foreign trade barriers within four broad types: Border Barriers, Technical Barriers to Trade, Government Influence Barriers, and Business Environment Barriers. 


If you think you are facing a foreign trade barrier, you can:

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Report a Trade Barrier

If you feel like you are facing unfair trade barrier imposed by a foreign government, please fill out this form. 

Additional Information

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Trade Agreements Compliance
Understand how the Trade Compliance Program can work for you.
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Trade Agreements Compliance Infographic
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Trade Agreements
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