Trade Resources

Trade Information Center

1-800-USA-TRADE (1-800-872-8723). The Trade Information Center works in conjunction with your local office. For immediate export assistance or for answers to your technical questions on exporting, call M-F 8:30am – 6:00 pm Eastern time.

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Aug 12, 2016

California STEP Program
Two immediate opportunities for small businesses to participate in (see attached flyers) Discover Global Markets: Healthcare Connections – Sept 13-15, 2016 Seattle, WA Individual Company Export Promotion Reimbursement Activity SBA's Eligibility Guidelines Comply with SBA size standards found at 13 C.F.R. Part 121 Been in business for not less than the 1-year period ending on the date on which assistance is provided under a STEP grant Operating and incorporated in the United States Demonstrated understanding...

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May 26, 2016

Export Finance Solutions Guide
Cash flow problems can stunt your business' growth and create instability in your operations. The EXIM Bank of the United States' trade finance solutions give you access to resources that help you stabilize operations and successfully compete for global business. Learn more about the trade financing opportunities designed to help you grow your exports.  

Category: Export, Finance, Global Markets, Trade Resources, International Trade

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Mar 21, 2016

Export Expertise: 10 Finance Tools to Grow Your Export Business
Download the FREE guide, Export Expertise: 10 Finance Tools to Grow Your Export Business, to learn more about how EXIM can help you grow your business internationally.

Category: International Trade, Trade Resources

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Mar 16, 2016

Small Business Administration
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. 5 Hutton Centre Dr Suite 900  Santa Ana, CA  714-550-7420.    

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners, Business Advice, Industry Associations, Funding,

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Feb 22, 2016

US Commercial Service
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. 2302 Martin Court, Suite 315 Irvine, CA 92612 or visit export.gov.

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Feb 19, 2016

S.C.O.R.E. 114
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. 5 Hutton Centre Dr.Santa Ana, 92707 Please call for an appointment. (714) 550-7369.  

Category: Industry Associations, SCORE, Business Advice, Trade Resources, Government Partners, Mentors

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Feb 17, 2016

Orange County SBDC
  Orange County SBDC, an accredited member of the Association of Small Business Development Centers, is recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with the Distinguished Center of Excellence Award. The Orange County SBDC stimulates economic growth in Orange County by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources. 2323 North Broadway, Suite 201 Santa Ana, CA 92706  714-564-5200.

Category: Trade Resources, Government Partners, Funding

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Oct 29, 2015

City of Irvine
Irvine’s strength is its people. The City is the success it is today because of the more than 249,595 hard-working and community minded citizens who have chosen Irvine as their home. Irvine’s population has grown significantly over the past 40 years, with population increases averaging 20 percent per year between 1970 and 1980.

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Oct 29, 2015

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Council
ADC is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage. ADC was founded by former U.S. Senator James Abourezk in 1980. Today, ADC is the largest Arab American grassroots organization in the U.S.

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Oct 29, 2015

British American Business Council Orange County
The British American Business Council of Orange County (BABC-OC) is a non-profit international business association with a membership of more than 100 Southern California-based companies and individuals involved in transatlantic trade.

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Oct 29, 2015

China U.S. Business Association
The China US Business Association (China USBA) was founded in 2005. It is a for-profit corporation incorporated in Orange County of the State of California, USA. Members of China USBA benefit from the services it offers relating to education, culture, business, investments, and immigration to the U.S. and China.

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Oct 29, 2015

District Export Council of Southern California
District Export Councils (DECs) are organizations of leaders from the local business community, appointed by successive U.S. Secretaries of Commerce, whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms.

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Oct 29, 2015

Fillipino American Chamber of Commerce Orange County
FACCOC is a non-profit organization for Filipino-American entrepreneurs, professionals and students that is committed to promote domestic and international business interests for its members by providing a host of wide ranging benefits, services, programs, workshops, and training.    

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Oct 29, 2015

Hong Kong Association of Southern California
Hong Kong is the gateway to the Chinese Mainland. With economic opportunities in China steadily on the rise, Hong Kong has proven to be an effective business platform for small and medium enterprises in the United States to enter the vast Chinese Mainland market.

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Oct 29, 2015

Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Positioning Hong Kong as Asia’s central business district and lifestyle trendsetter, the HKTDC helps showcase the strengths of Hong Kong services sector to the world, encouraging overseas and mainland companies to utilise Hong Kong’s services platform, bringing business opportunities to local services providers.

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Oct 29, 2015

Korean American Chamber of Commerce Orange County
The Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County is a non-profit voluntary membership organization comprised of Orange County Korean American Business and leaders interested in enhancing Orange County Community. 

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Oct 29, 2015

Port of Long Beach
The Port of Long Beach is one of America’s premier seaports and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. Trade valued annually at more than $180 billion moves through Long Beach, making it the second-busiest seaport in the United States.

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Oct 29, 2015

Orange County Iranian American Chamber of Commerce
"We strive to be the voice of optimism, to mentor, connect, inspire and work towards a better community for us all."

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Oct 29, 2015

Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Promoting economic programs to strengthen and expand the income potential of Hispanic businesses within the trade arena. To create a better image, understanding, and appreciation of the importance of the Hispanic Market.

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Oct 29, 2015

California Turkish American Chamber of Commerce
The California Turkish American Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2004 in Los Angeles to support Turkish and American entrepreneurs with the goal of introducing the two countries while creating successful and effective business relationships. 

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Oct 29, 2015

Women in Trade Orange County
WIT-OC is an affiliate chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), with over 25 member chapters worldwide. WIT-OC is a California non-profit organization founded in 1985 as Women in World Trade. 

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Oct 29, 2015

ITL USA Inc
ITL USA Inc. was formed with the notion of providing very high levels of customized solutions for small to mid-sized companies looking for personalized service  at a competitive price. This is accomplished through one point of personalized contact through ITL’s “One-Stop-Shop.” Our motto has always been “Yes WE Can” by going the extra mile for every client!

Category: Trade Resources, Chamber Members and Sponsors

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Oct 29, 2015

Norman Krieger Inc
Norman Krieger Inc. was founded on the principal of providing personalized service to the importing community. We are a licensed air and ocean freight forwarder, NVOCC, and a licensed Customs Broker. We operate full service warehouse and distribution facilities in most of our USA locations.

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Oct 29, 2015

Seven Seas Shipping USA Inc
We are C-TPACT Certified and provide complete logistical solutions under one roof and meeting the requirements of our customer for We provide a wide array of logistics services ranging from domestic transportation to International air and sea freight services. 

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Oct 29, 2015

Squar Milner LLP
Squar Milner is one of the nation’s 75 largest accounting firms as well as one of the largest independent accounting and advisory firms in California. Squar Milner has offices in Newport Beach, San Diego, Los Angeles, Encino, and the Cayman Islands. 

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Oct 29, 2015

UPS
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200...

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Oct 29, 2015

Windes
Windes is a recognized leader in the field of accounting, assurance, tax, and business consulting services. We provide valuable business solutions to meet the needs of publicly traded and privately held businesses, nonprofit organizations, and high-net-worth individuals.

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Oct 29, 2015

Winn Expo
WINN Expo Solutions, Inc. primary focus is to provide excellent logistic services for exhibitions and special projects. We know how important your shipment is to the success of your business and will work with you as a partner to achieve joint success. 

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Oct 29, 2015

WHGC, P.L.C.
WHGC offers a diverse range of services for companies and individuals doing business in the United States and China. And to better assist our international clients, we have staff that are fluent in a number of languages, including English, Mandarin and Cantonese. 

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Oct 29, 2015

Business Resource Guide - Chinese
This is a Chinese translated version of the Irvine Chamber Economic Development Business Outreach Brochure.

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Oct 29, 2015

Business Resource Guide - Korean
This is a Korean translated version of the Irvine Chamber Economic Development Business Outreach Brochure.

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Oct 29, 2015

Business Resource Guide - Spanish
This is a Spanish translated version of the Irvine Chamber Economic Development Business Outreach Brochure.

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Jan 01, 2015

The Export-Import Bank of the United States
The Export-Import Bank of the United States is chartered by Congress to promote the expansion of U.S. exports and U.S. jobs. Our trade financing products can help your company increase sales, enter new foreign markets, and minimize the risks inherent to international trade. Why? Because financing is often the critical factor in winning an export sale!Now, more than ever, U.S. businesses need to leverage new...

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Jan 01, 2015

The Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security is charged with the development, implementation and interpretation of U.S. export control policy for dual-use commodities, software, and technology. It also provides discussions of certain key regulatory policy areas, including policies governing exports of high performance computers, exports of encryption products, deemed exports, U.S. antiboycott regulations, special regional considerations, the multilateral export control regimes, and the technical advisory committees. (949)...

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Jan 01, 2015

Orange County Center for International Trade Development
Established in 1989, the California Centers for International Trade Development (CITD) are funded by the Chancellor’s Office of the State of California to promote the state’s international trade and competitiveness, assist exporters and importers, and advance economic and job growth. The CITDs assist California business to expand internationally as well as help colleges become more globalized.

Category: Global Markets, International Trade, Trade Resources, International Trade

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Jan 01, 2015

Port of Los Angeles
The Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s number one container port and leader in container volume and cargo value. The Port of Los Angeles is America’s Port® and recognized throughout the world as a global model for sustainability, security and social responsibility.

Category: Trade Resources, Association Partners