Rhode Island: Resources

Commerce RI

Commerce RI is a quasi-public agency which serves to help streamline business expansion in, and relocation to, Rhode Island. The site provides information on business financing, international trade and exporting, and small business services.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

John H. Chafee Center for International Business

The John H. Chafee Center for International Business is located in Bryant University and houses both the Rhode Island World Trade and Export Assistance Centers. It provides consulting services, as well as worker training, for companies who wish to venture into international markets. It also maintains an International Trade Data Network, a library of web casts and facilities for video-conferencing.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

Providence U.S. Export Assistance Center

The Providence branch of the Department of Commerce, serving Rhode Island, specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

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