US Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration

The Export Assistance Center offers a wide range of current industry and trade information to help exporters of U.S goods and services find the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. Export assistance includes:

Customized Market Analysis, providing information on sales potential, competition, sales channels, pricing, buyer profiles, market exposure, overcoming obstacles, potential representatives/buyers, and licensing/joint venture possibilities.

Information and counseling at every step of the exporting process - from strategy and planning to financing and logistics to market entry and expansion to advocacy and dispute resolution.

Gold Key Business Matching Service, helping to find potential overseas agents, distributors, sales representatives and business partners through business meetings with pre-screened contacts representatives, distributors, professional associations, government contacts, and/or licensing or joint venture partners.

For additional information, visit or contact the Stephanie Heckel, director of the US Commercial Service office in Greensboro, at (336) 335-5345 or