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International Business Resource Guide: U.S. Govt Links

"The activity of engaging in business operations across national borders." (From the "The New Penguin Business Dictionary" in the Credo Reference database)

About this Page

This page has links to websites and resources of the federal government that can help people who are involved in international trade or who are researching an aspect of international business.

Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM)

EXIM is the official export credit agency of the United States. When private sector lenders are unable or unwilling to provide financing, EXIM fills in the gap for American businesses by equipping them with the financing tools necessary to compete for global sales.

Below are links to the agency's website and to a few of the resources available on that site.

Small Business Administration

Independent Federal Agencies and Commissions

Executive Office of the President

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of State

International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Other Bureaus of the U.S. Department of Commerce