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international_tradeIn today's world, it's easier now more than ever to grow your business overseas! However, it’s important to get to the right program or person to help you learn how to start (or expand) your business export sales. Iowa alone represents less than 1% of your total available market. The public organizations listed below are available to help.

Iowa’s International Trade Office

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) International Trade Office assists Iowa companies in becoming more innovative, competitive and profitable in today’s marketplace. With five international offices, they do this through:

Education and Technical Assistance

Marketing Assistance
Financial Assistance
Access to Resources


U.S. Commercial Service in Iowa

The U.S. Commercial Service in Iowa is a federal government agency helping companies succeed in exporting. The Des Moines office, serving businesses across Iowa, is part of a global network of trade professionals. Their in-depth industry and tradecraft knowledge coupled with an array of exporting services allows them to specialize in providing customized international business solutions. The U.S. Commercial Service in Iowa can help you:
  • Research new international markets
  • Find qualified international buyers and distributors
  • Promote your company at trade events around the world