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.

The U.S. Commercial Service – Maryland

The U.S. Commercial Service in Maryland is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration.  Located in Baltimore, this office of International Trade Specialists provides U.S. companies with significant support for their export endeavors.  In addition to the local office here, the USCS network includes offices in every state, and in over 80 countries. These overseas locations are based in U.S. embassies and consulates and are staffed by American Commercial Diplomats and locally-hired business specialists. Use the link below to contact your local trade specialists.

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 Financial 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

Click here for a more detailed article on the USCS services.

We are grateful to the U.S. Commercial Service for its generous sponsorship of Export-U.com  for over a decade.