U.S. Government Contacts

U.S. Government Contacts

Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank)

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is the official export credit agency of the United States with a mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating the export of U.S. goods and services. When private sector lenders are unable or unwilling to provide financing, EXIM fills in the gap for American businesses by equipping them with the financing tools necessary to compete for global sales.

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004 with strong bipartisan support, MCC partners with the world’s poorest countries that are committed to just and democratic governance, economic freedom and investing in their populations.

  • Work with MCC – Whether you’re interested in working with MCC headquarters or an MCC partner country, we invite organizations across the globe that share our goals of fostering economic growth to reduce poverty to learn more about working with us.

U.S. Agency for International Development (AID)

USAID leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance and help people progress beyond assistance.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Commerce


U.S. Commercial Service

Department of Commerce Programs:

U.S. Department of State

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (Formerly OPIC)

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is America’s development finance institution. DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today.

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

An independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that fulfills a range of trade-related mandates. The USITC provides high-quality, leading-edge analysis of international trade issues to the President and the Congress. The Commission is a highly regarded forum for the adjudication of intellectual property and trade disputes.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

U.S. Trade Development Agency

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority infrastructure projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.

  • Making Global Local Program – an initiative designed to connect towns and cities across the country with USTDA’s export-promoting programs. The CalChamber is a new partner in the Making Global Local program.

U.S. 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.

White House

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