Below are links to key government agencies, trade groups, and other organizations which assist Massachusetts companies with exporting, penetrating new markets, and protecting their interests abroad.
Click on the links below to learn more about each agency. You can reach out directly to any organization for more information regarding program information or potential meetings.
Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI)
MOITI is the Commonwealth’s primary international business development agency charged with promoting trade and investment with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world. MOITI is dedicated to building successful international collaborations and partnerships essential to bringing new economic opportunities and investments to the Commonwealth.
The AIM International Business Council helps Massachusetts employers engage in international trade, expand their global business activities, and learn more about best practices. If you are a member of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), services may be available for you. Visit www.aimnet.org for more information.
Provides targeted, customized services to Massachusetts businesses at any stage in the export process.
Provides online trade resources and one-on-one assistance for international business - whether you're just starting or expanding your global sales.
MassDevelopment - Financing for Exporters
Offers financing programs for current and future exporters, including loans, loan guarantees, credit insurance, export financing programs, direct loans, and tax-exempt bond financing.
International Trade Administration
Provides practical information to business owners on market and product selection and ensures that access to international markets is available as required by U.S. trade agreements.
The Boston U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) serves exporters across Massachusetts. Their global network of 165 offices in 82 countries around the world offers customized international business solutions to connect Massachusetts exporters to International buyers.
Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) of the United States
Provides working capital guarantees (pre-export financing); export credit insurance; and loan guarantees and direct loans (buyer financing).
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Organization of 184 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty.
Trade Compliance Center
Helps American exporters with foreign trade barriers and works to ensure that foreign countries comply with their commitments to the United States.
United States Small Business Administration
Provides export information, development assistance, trade counseling, training, legal assistance, and publications for small businesses.
United States Trade and Development Agency
Delivers overseas grants, contracts with U.S. firms and provides emerging markets information.
Trade Stats Express
Retrieve the latest national and state annual trade data.
United States Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Statistics
Contains a collection of data ranging from state export data, to trade highlights, to country/product trade data.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Provides a voice of experience and influence in Washington, D.C., and around the globe. The staff of experts - policy specialists, lobbyists, and lawyers - make up the world's largest not-for-profit business federation.