GTN/The Global trade Network helps you to export your products and services. We connect you to your local U.S. Commercial Service (CS) International Trade Specialist for one-on-one assistance. 108 CS offices in the U.S work hand-in-hand with the global network of trade experts at U.S. Embassies and Consulates in over 80 countries.

As a U.S. exporter, to access the CS service, complete this short questionnaire.

Foreign companies requiring assistance to import their services to the U.S., complete this questionnaire.

These are part of the services offered by the CS at no or nominal cost:
  • Customized export planning
  • Market research
  • Market selection
  • Go-to market strategy
  • Access to trade shows and official U.S. government trade missions
  • Referrals to other U.S. government and local export promotion services
  • Buyer background checks and other due diligence
  • International buyer website optimization
  • Export documentation and regulations

We also have resources for U.S. exporters.

THE GLOBAL TRADE NETWORK (GTN), formerly part of USAID (United States Agency for International Development), has facilitated international trade since 1994, helping U.S. business to locate foreign markets and buyers, establish workable business relationships, identify financing sources, simplify shipping & customs, provide marketing advice, and in general make the international sales effort as simple as possible. Today GTN provides these services through the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce. THE U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE (USCS) is the premier global export business solutions provider of the U.S. Government. 1700 trade specialists working in 108 domestic offices and 85 markets worldwide are dedicated to help U.S. companies make international sales. Additionally, through a formal arrangement with the U.S. Department of State, USCS provides these services in 100 medium and small markets throughout the world.