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Office of International Trade

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

Exciting News about the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program

On April 21, 2014, the U.S. Small Business Administration posted a program announcement for the third year of the STEP Grant Program. By September 30, 2014 the SBA will issue a total of $8,000,000 in STEP cooperative agreements to states, territories and the District of Columbia. The highest award amount will be $500,000. Working with $60,000,000 during the first two years of the program,...

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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 to...

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