Economic Data & Reports

Department of Commerce: The U.S. Department of Commerce webpage provides information for small businesses, licensing and patent applications, economic data, and other important information for U.S. businesses.

Export.gov/China: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.  Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.

Export Import Bank of the United States: The mission of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets.  Information on applying for export financing is available on this website.

National IPR Center: The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) stands at the forefront of the U.S. government’s response to global intellectual property (IP) theft.

Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR): The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation: OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution.  It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small –business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.

U.S. Trade and Development Agency: USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.  The website includes information on events, conferences, and workshops sponsored by USTDA.

Bureau of Economic Analysis  

Bureau of Labor Statistics

USA.gov

U.S. Census Bureau

SelectUSA: SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as location for business and investment.  On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories

Direct Line for American Business: The Direct Line for American Business program connects U.S. businesses with American Ambassadors and U.S. mission personnel overseas, making you part of our “country team.”  You will get up-to-the minute information on markets vital to your business, and learn about new sectors and tenders to help you expand your business.  For more information and to receive announcements of new calls, visit http://www.state.gov/e/eb/directline/.