Counseling and Advocacy for U.S. Exporters

Export Counseling (Non-Ag)

This list of free export counseling sources can guide you to most appropriate type of counseling, or simply call 1-800-USA TRAD(E) for questions or referrals.

Agriculture-Specific Export Counseling

The Foreign Agricultural Service, SRTGs (State Regional Trade Groups), State Departments of Agriculture, food and agriculture industry organizations and international trade groups have a variety of programs and services that can benefit new and experienced exporters.

Trade Advocacy Services

Advocacy services can leverage the weight of the federal government to help you win overseas contracts and insure a level playing field. Learn more about trade advocacy services offered by the U.S. Government and the types of assistance available.

Productivity and Efficiency Counseling for U.S. Manufacturers (MEP)

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a nationwide network of not-for-profit centers in over 400 locations nationwide. MEPs work directly with U.S. manufacturers to provide expertise and services tailored to their most critical needs, ranging from process improvements and worker training to business practices and applications of information technology.

Embassies, Consulates and International Trade Offices

Locate U.S. Embassies, Consulates and trade offices in the U.S. and around the world.