Office of International Trade
Mission Statement

The Office of International Trade's mission is to enhance the ability of small businesses to compete in the global marketplace.

Office Spotlight
State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program Fact Sheet

The State Trade and Export Promotion Program (STEP) is a 3-year pilot trade and export initiative authorized by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. Funded by federal grants and matching funds from the states, the STEP Program is designed to ...

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About Our Office
As SBA's office for the support of small business international trade development, the Office of International Trade works in cooperation with other federal agencies and public- and private-sector groups to encourage small business exports and...

Leadership

Deputy Associate Administrator

Luz Hopewell is the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ms. Hopewell works to enhance the ability of small businesses...

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Washington Office Center
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 8500
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202 205 6720
Fax: 202 205 7272
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339