U.S. Commercial Service


The U.S. Commercial Service is the nation’s premier export promotion agency. Leveraging their Six Sigma best practice engagement methodology, the International Expansion Blueprint™ (IEB), they can help you develop and implement a sound export strategy, and find qualified overseas business partners.


A New Era for the US & Foreign Commercial Service

This video includes:
• A new suite of U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service exporter tools and services aimed to help U.S. companies explore new markets, connect with buyers, secure financing, and fast track to global success. These new tools were announced by US. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the “E Star” Awards Ceremony for Exports on May 14.

• The “E Star” Awards Ceremony that was led by Diane Farrell International Trade Administration Under Secretary, who also spoke at the NADEC Conference held on May 13, 2024.

View the Press release giving full details of the new Export programs here.


Engaging with the U.S. Commercial Service

The U. S. Commercial Service (USCS) is part of the International Trade Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce. USCS has offices throughout the country and in over 120 foreign consulates and embassies. They can help you develop an effective export strategy, operationalize your organization for exporting, and identify and qualify leads for potential buyers, distributors, joint venture partners, and licensees from both private and public sources.On a daily basis, USCS Trade Specialists work with exporters to optimize their export operations. Here are a few topics they can help you with:

  • Website Globalization
  • International Marketing
  • International Shipping
  • Market Research
  • Finding Contacts
  • Promoting Products in Foreign Markets
  • International Finance Strategies
  • Export Finance Resources
  • Export Documentation
  • Market Access – Tariff/Non-Tariff
  • Foreign Import Requirements
  • Foreign Standards
  • Trade Agreements (WTO, NAFTA, etc.)
  • Foreign Investments
  • Foreign Tariffs/Taxes
  • U.S. Export Regulations
  • State Trade Data Resources


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For a USCS flyer click here.


The International Trade Administration also operates Trade.gov, the nation’s primary export information and promotion website.

To view a more detailed article about the USCS click here.

The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) works to support the regional District Export Councils throughout the United States.






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