Looking for new opportunities?  Consider exporting.

In celebration of World Trade Month (May 2013),  and in support of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI), several U.S. government agencies and organizations are joining to answer export questions for U.S. companies new to exporting or ready to expand into different markets.

Connect directly with representatives who can answer your questions via Twitter about export opportunities and solutions, export financing, and the federal resources available to help you begin or expand exporting your goods and services to international markets.

Join this Q & A for U.S. companies by adding #TradeChat and tweeting your questions during the following scheduled times or submit your questions in advance and then just follow along (see below).  Agencies will respond to as many Tweets and questions on the topic as possible.

Thursday, May 9th at 2:00pm EDT: Export Opportunities

Thursday, May 16th at 2:00pm EDT:  Financing

Thursday, May 23rd at 2:00pm EDT:  Training and Travel Opportunities

Submit your questions in advance via this online form: http://www.ustda.gov/TradeChat or simply sign into your Twitter account at the start time and use #TradeChat to participate.

Participating organizations include the following export, trade & finance related agencies across the federal government:

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency
International Trade Administration
Small Business Administration
BusinessUSA
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Export-Import Bank of the United States
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
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epartment of State

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