Office of International Trade | Resources

STEP Awardee: Texas

Office Information:

1700 North Congress Avenue, 11th Floor
Austin, TX 78701

Contact:

Ms. Mindy Fryer
STEP Project Director
1700 North Congress Avenue, 11th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
512-463-6908

Federal Funding: $743,260

Match: $400,216

Total: $1,143,476

Description:

State Organization: Texas Department of Agriculture

The State of Texas will use STEP award funds to support export development for ESBCs by providing export training, technical assistance, and customized advisory services through the University of Texas at San Antonio – International Trade Center. ESBCs will also be supported in exhibiting at three foreign trade shows related to healthcare, aerospace, and feed/food production industries in the United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Nigeria, South Africa, and France. Furthermore, STEP will support a trade mission to sub-Saharan Africa on consumer food products, as well U.S. Department of Commerce services.