Export Promotion Agency

Argentina: ProArgentina Export Promotion

ProArgentina Export Promotion serves as Argentina's official export promotion agency. Information regarding Argentinian exports is provided with details regarding trade opportunities in Argentina. Only available in Spanish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 27, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Argentina

Armenian Development Agency (ADA)

The Armenian Development Agency (ADA) serves to promote exporting and investing in Armenia. The site includes useful information for investors about the benefits the country has to offer and also material for foreign buyers and exporters. The site also has a section about Armenia in general, as well as information on various upcoming business forums pertaining to the country.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 4, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Armenia, Investment Promotion Agency

Australia: Australian Trade Commission

Austrade was created by the Federal Government to help Australian businesses sell their products (including perishable goods, manufactured items, and professional services) overseas. A directory of Australian Exporting firms, trade statistics, event calendar, industry reports, and information on investing in Australia are included.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 4, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Business Services, Australia, Industry Specific, Investment Promotion Agency, Regulatory Agencies

Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO)

Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), a joint public-private-initiative, aims to contribute to the economic development through attracting foreign investments in the non-oil sectors of economy and stimulating expansion of country's exports of non-oil goods to the overseas markets. The site gives the readers a brief of Azerbaijan and various information about doing business in Azerbaijan. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 5, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Azerbaijan, Investment Promotion Agency

Bangladesh: Export Promotion Bureau

The Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau is a government agency that focuses on the promotion of exporting goods. The site offers news, publications, and statistics on the products and services exported by Bangladesh.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 30, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Bangladesh

Barbados: Invest Barbados

Invest Barbados (IB) is an economic development agency of the government of Barbados. It is responsible for attracting and sustaining international investment for Barbados. The site contains the general information of Barbodos. It also provides current information about Barbodos's business environment to investors. The site is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 22, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Barbados

Brazil: BrasilGlobalNet

Within the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Brazil, the Trade Promotion Department offers this site through the BrasilGlobalNet. This site offers information for potential investors in Brazil. In addition to a foreign investor's guide, important addresses, information on company formation, and a listing of trade fairs can be found. Free registration required. The site is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: June 11, 2012

Tags: Country Specific, Brazil, Investment Promotion Agency

Bulgaria: Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA)

An agency of the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) includes information on general and economic overview of Bulgaria, trade regulations, trade statistics and industry information. Also featured is a directory of companies and trade leads. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 28, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Bulgaria

Cambodia: Trade Promotion Department

The Cambodia Trade Promotion Department (TPD) is run under the Ministry of Commerce and is responsible for state management, coordination and implementation of trade, and trade investment promotion activities. One the site one can find the most resent Cambodia trade news, information on fair and exhibition, current trade partners and price index, and products developed in the country.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 27, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Cambodia

Chile: The Chilean Trade Commission (Prochile)

The Chilean Trade Commission, an agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, provides information from the basics of Chile to business related information. Databases include exported products and exporting companies, foreign investment application procedures, and international trade fair listings, among others. The site also presents the option to pick a specific region that tailors more relevant information in the selected region.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 17, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Chile

Dominican Republic: Dominicana Exporta

Dominicana Exporta provides information for foreign investors looking to import from the Dominican Republic with information about the country's key exporting markets, statistics of foreign trade, and other useful tools like a currency converter and online translating service. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: December 29, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Dominican Republic

Egyptian Export Promotion Center

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: July 25, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Egypt

El Salvador: Export and Investment Promotion Agency

The Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador, also know as Agencia de Promoción de Exportaciones, is responsible for implementing government regulations on export and encouraging export. Provided on the site is advice for exporters, support programs, foreign trade statistics, and international buyer services.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 10, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, El Salvador, Investment Promotion Agency

Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA)

The main purpose of EPAA is to promote and develop the exports of Afghanistan. The website provides information like Afghanistan trade statistic, trade events, Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program, and travel guide with exporters and foreign buyer.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 3, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Afghanistan

Export Promotion Center - Turkish Exporter

The Turkish Export Promotion Center of the Undersecretariat of the Prime Ministry of Foreign Trade provides a business directory for manufacturing and exporting companies. This section provides articles and data from various categories such as business opportunities in Turkey, exhibitions, import leads, international dialing code, and more. A free and paid subscription are required for more valuable information (such as trade leads) and to view more details.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 4, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Company Directories, Turkey

Export.BY

Export.BY is a portal for supporting exporters from Belarus in getting their products on the foreign market. The site includes facts on the country, foreign partner and market information, business proposals, news, events, and a catalog.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 28, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Belarus

Fiji Islands Trade and Investment Bureau

The Fiji Islands Trade and Investment Bureau provides investor information such as opportunities, news, industry profiles, business information, and reasons to invest. It also includes exporting information such as trade agreements, finance schemes, exporting strategies, and opportunities to export. Events and projects are explained, and relevant links are offered for further information.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 22, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Fiji, Investment Promotion Agency

Finland: Export Promotion and Internationalization (EPI)

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs promotes Finland's economic interests abroad. This ministry offers services that aid in influencing the external operational environment, promotion, and information retrieval for companies looking to do business in Finland. This site gives an overview of who may use these services, where they are available, what they entail, other measures available, and cost of these services.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 14, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Finland

Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA)

Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) provides valuable insight for companies looking to operate in Gambia. They list the start-up procedures for newly formed companies as well as investment opportunities in existing companies or industries. The site contains access to all the paperwork needed to do business and invest in Gambia.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 16, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, The Gambia, Investment Promotion Agency

Germany: Foreign Trade and Investment Promotion Scheme

A conglomerate of Euler Hermes Kreditversicherungs-AG and PricewaterhouseCoopers Aktiengesellschaft Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (PwC AG) was appointed by the German government to manage foreign trade and investment promotion schemes. The site includes information on export credit guarantees, investment guarantees, and untied loan guarantees specific to Germany.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 21, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Germany, Investment Promotion Agency

Ghana Export Promotion Council

The Ghana Export Promotion Council's main task is to increase Ghana exports. The site provides country customs information, economic reviews, information for importers of Ghana products, and Ghana trade news.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 24, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Ghana

Guyana: Guyana Office for Investment

The Guyana Office for Investment functions as both an investment promotion agency and an export promotion agency for the country. The site includes news, investment incentives, information on country laws, sectors, resources, and reasons to do business in Guyana.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: December 4, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Guyana, Investment Promotion Agency

Honduras: FIDE Invest in Honduras

FIDE, Investment and Exports, is a private, non-profit institution which works with the government and other private institutions to improve the business climate in Honduras and promote foreign direct investment and exports. Learn more about the business climate, different industries, and read through helpful documents to receive the information you need to invest in Honduras. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: December 10, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Honduras, Investment Promotion Agency

Invest Macedonia

Invest Macedonia is the government institution that works in bringing in foreign investments into the country as well as promoting Macedonian companies in foreign markets. The site includes information on investing in and exporting from Macedonia, as wells as news and events. A free registration is required to access some of the features on the website.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 25, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Macedonia, Investment Promotion Agency

Italy: The Italian Institute for Foreign Trade

The Italian Institute for Foreign Trade provides contact information for Italian firms interested in trading with a particular country, information on Italian laws and regulations, detailed profiles of Italian consultancy companies, and statistical information relating to trading with Italy. Training programs aimed at entrepreneurs or civil servants from developing countries and economies in transition are also offered.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: December 2, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Italy

Jamaica Promotion Corporation

Jamaica Promotions Corporation focuses on trade and investment in Jamaica. It offers latest news in Jamaica, along with links and articles connecting visitors with information on tender opportunities, funding, related agencies and career opportunities.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 25, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Jamaica, Investment Promotion Agency

Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation

Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) is the export promotion agency in Jordan. The site provides users with information on how to start a business, export from Jordan, trade with Jordan, and how to finance business growth.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 26, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Jordan

Kazakhstan: National Export and Investment Agency

The National Agency for Export and Investment Kazakhstan, KAZNEX aims to promote Kazakhstan's non-oil exports and foreign direct investment. This site offers many analysis papers about exports and investments in Kazakhstan. It also contains news stories and video interviews.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 28, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Kazakhstan, Investment Promotion Agency

Laos: Lao PDR Trade Portal

The Lao PDR Trade Portal helps traders find all the information required to import and exports goods from Laos.  The Guide to Import-Export provides details essential for trading with Laos. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: December 6, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Laos

Lebanon: Investment Development Authority of Lebanon

The Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) is Lebanon's official investment and export promotion agency, working to attract investment to the country as well as to assist in the marketing of Lebanese products. The website includes general information on the country, doing business, economic sectors, an information center with news and publications, and information on investment and export promotion.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 20, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Lebanon, Investment Promotion Agency

Libyan Export Promotion Center

The export promotion center aims at increasing the size of Libyan exports and minimizing the cost of these exports in international markets. The site contains information such as government policy and trade events.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: January 24, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Libya

Luxembourg for Business

Provided by Luxembourg for Business, Invest in Luxembourg relies on the strengths of both public and private partners and operates as a trade promotion agency to foster Luxembourg's outbound activities. Export promotion services are also provided for companies wishing to export from Luxembourg to other countries.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 25, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Luxembourg, Investment Promotion Agency

Malawi Investment and Trade Centre

Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC) is an organization which promotes production and marketing of Malawi's goods and services. The site offers information about Malawi, an export and investment guide, and different opportunities to export to and invest in Malawi.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 18, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Malawi, Investment Promotion Agency

Malaysia: Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

The Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) was formed as the promotion arm of Malaysia's Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). The site provides market research information, a listing of trade events, and support services for both importers and exporters of Malaysian products.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 20, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Malaysia

Mexico: Bancomext National Bank of External Commerce

Bancomext is a creation of the Mexican government whose primary objective is to promote the exportation of goods. The site has relevant information on commercial support, financial assistance, project coordination and diverse services for businessmen. This site is also available in Spanish. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 21, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Mexico

Moldova: Moldovan Investment and Export Promotion Organization (MIEPO)

The Moldovan Investment and Export Promotion Organization (MIEPO) directly reports to the Ministry of Economy and Trade of the Republic of Moldova. The primary objectives are to enhance social and economic development through investment and export promotion activities. The site provides an overview of Moldova, investment opportunities, an export database, and trade agreements. This site is available in Romanian, Russian, English, and French.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 18, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Moldova, Investment Promotion Agency

Mozambique: Export Promotion Agency

The Institute for Promotion of Exports aims to promote and coordinate the implementation of measures and policies aimed at the development of Mozambican exports. The site contains general industry information and regional agreement documents downloadable in PDF format.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 25, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Mozambique

New Zealand: New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is a government agency that facilitates trade and international investments between New Zealand and the rest of the economies of the world. Information includes getting ready to export, developing knowledge & expertise, accessing networks, exploring markets, and obtaining funding assistance.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 15, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, New Zealand, Investment Promotion Agency

Nigerian Export Promotion Council

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) works to promote exports other than oil in order to diversify Nigeria's economic production and to provide sustainable economic development. The site provides registration for exporters, information on market and product development and trade, statistics, support services, projects, and media.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 12, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Nigeria

Oman: The Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development

The Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development works to promote international investment in Oman as well as develop exports in order to create profit for the country. The site contains investment opportunities, information about exporters, information about the country, a gallery, and an E-newsletter.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 18, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Oman, Investment Promotion Agency

Pakistan: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) provides services and information for those looking to trade in Pakistan. There are multiple sections within the website for relevant links, trade leads, foreign missions, trade policy initiatives, and statistics.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 13, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Pakistan

Papua New Guinea: Investment Promotion Authority

The Investment Promotion Authority implements policies and programs aimed at increasing total annual investments, greater increases in non-mining sector investments and increasing the level of investments financed by the domestic sector. The IPA is a statutory organization established in 1992 by an Act of Parliament to promote and facilitate investment in Papua New Guinea.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 19, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Papua New Guinea, Investment Promotion Agency

Paraguay: Red de Inversiones y Exportaciones

Red de Inversiones y Exportaciones is Paraguay's export and investment promotion agency. The site is only available in Spanish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 18, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Paraguay, Investment Promotion Agency

Peru: Commission for Promotion of Export and Tourism

The Commission for Promotion of Export and Tourism, also known as Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo (PROMPERÚ), is an institution of the Peruvian State whose objective is to promote the export of Peruvian goods and services. This site contains a variety of information for potential exporters including export directories, events, international trade documentation, and market research. Resource only available in Spanish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 13, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Peru

Philippines: Department of Trade and Industry

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is an agency of the Philippine Government and aims to provide an environment conducive to the growth of enterprises and trade both within and outside the Philippines. The website provides sections on trade with the Philippines, investments, consumer welfare, and SME concerns. The Publications and Laws & Policies sections may prove useful for those interested in regulations on trade in the Philippines.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 18, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Philippines, Commerce Ministry

Polish Export Promotion Portal

As part of the Ministry of Economy, the Polish Export Promotion Portal has helpful information for those looking to export their products or services, including publications, reports, and news articles, as well as links to useful Polish web sites. This site is available in English and Polish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 13, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Poland

Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA)

The mission of the Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA) is to support foreign companies seeking to set up or expand in Serbia and Serbian companies doing business worldwide. The site provides information such as the advantages of investing in Serbia, investing instructions, key industries introductions, and trade regulations.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 8, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Serbia, Investment Promotion Agency

Seychelles International Business Authority

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 6, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Seychelles

Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency

The Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency stimulates domestic and foreign investment by the leveraging of public and private sector resources. The site contains information on exports and provides a guide for starting a business in Sierra Leone.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 6, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Sierra Leone, Investment Promotion Agency

Singapore: International Enterprise Singapore

International Enterprise Singapore aims to promote overseas growth of Singapore-based enterprises and international trade. The site contains a market guide, event information, news, and trade highlights for Singapore. A section dedicated to exporting also provides export guides, export readiness assessments, and market access resources.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 11, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Singapore

Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO)

The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) is a government-funded organization that works to increase the amount of foreign investment in Slovakia. The site includes information on investing, trading, and events occurring in Slovakia.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 16, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Slovakia, Investment Promotion Agency

South Africa: Department of Trade and Industry

The South African Department of Trade and Industry (dti) works to make South Africa a more industrial and globally competitive economy by encouraging exports, international trade and investment, and industrial development. The website includes news, statistics, publications, a forum, and databases. Site is sometimes slow to load.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 14, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, South Africa, Investment Promotion Agency

South Korea: Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency was established under the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency Act with the purpose of helping foreign companies identify quality products and companies in Korea. The site provides general information about Korea, as well as related links with Korean trade information.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 8, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, South Korea

Spain: The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade

The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade, also know as el Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior (ICEX), works to help Spanish businesses increase their exports and facilitate an international presence. Detailed information on exporting and making international investments from Spain through in-depth country profiles is available.  Additionally, the website provides industry information and useful export statistics. This resource is only available in Spanish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 12, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Spain

Sri Lanka Export Development Board

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB), commonly known as the EDB, is the premier state organization dealing with the promotion and development of exports. Included on the site are portals for services, events, partners and organizations. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 12, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Sri Lanka

Sweden: National Board of Trade

The National Board of Trade is a Swedish governmental agency that administers government functions regarding foreign trade, the internal market, and domestic trade policy. The board also provides the government with analyses and recommendations regarding developments in the global economy. Resource available in English and Swedish.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 11, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Sweden

Switzerland: Swiss Import and Export Promotion Agency

The Swiss Import and Export Promotion Agency informs, advises and guides small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their international business ventures. It links companies, experts and private and public organizations around the world, thus facilitating efficient promotion of foreign trade. Apart from export promotion, it has also been responsible for promoting Switzerland as a business location abroad since the beginning of 2008, as well as for promoting imports from selected developing and transition countries. Resource available in English, French, German, and Italian.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 5, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Switzerland, Investment Promotion Agency

Thailand: Department of Export Promotion

An agency under the Thai government, the Department of International Trade Promotion provides a list of possible trade leads by category, information for those interested in investing in Thailand, and various trading resources. Buyers and sellers must register for free with the website to access all its features.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 15, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Thailand

The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute

The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute promotes Israeli exports along with trade relations, cooperation, and strategic alliances with overseas companies. It provides information on different sectors within the Israeli economy as well as relevant events and general information on the Israeli economy. The site is available in Chinese, English, and Hebrew.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 27, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Israel

Tunisia Export: Center for the Promotion of Exports

Tunisia Export provides information and advice to exporters in Tunisia on international exchanges while helping to build trade partnerships across countries. The site is available in English, Arabic, and French.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 8, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Tunisia

Uganda: Export Promotion Board

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 30, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Uganda

United States: Export.gov

Export.gov brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies to succeed in today’s global marketplace. This site features market research and trade leads from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service, export finance information from Export-Import Bank and the Small Business Administration, and agricultural export assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 7, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, United States

Uruguay: Investment and Export Promotion Agency (Uruguay XXI)

Uruguay XXI, known as the Investment and Export Promotion Agency, works to internationalize the country's economy by attracting investment from other nations and promoting exports. The agency seeks to work with foreign and domestic clients in attracting business for Uruguay. The site is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: November 5, 2013

Tags: Country Specific, Uruguay, Investment Promotion Agency

Vietnam: Trade Agency/Export Promotion Centre

The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency provides a wealth of resources for importing from Vietnam and the laws & regulations that are associated with that. Also provided are resources about investing in Vietnam along with information on industries and economic regions within the country.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 4, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Vietnam

Zambia: Development Agency

The Zambian Development Agency is responsible for fostering economic growth and development in Zambia through promoting trade and investment and has the challenge to develop an internationally competitive Zambian economy through innovations that promotes high skills, productive investment, and increased trade. Its site includes a basic country profile of Zambia, reasons for investing in the country, investment opportunities, exporter information, local business information, and a downloads section. The downloads portion of the website includes publications which may be downloaded for free in PDF format. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 7, 2014

Tags: Country Specific, Zambia, Investment Promotion Agency

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