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Export Assistance Services

Export assistance services help businesses that sell, or wish to sell, products and services abroad. These services help you identify international partners, navigate documentation challenges, create strategies to enter the market, and more. Federal, state, and local economic development professionals, as well as multiple private sector companies, provide export assistance services.

Support Organizations

The following organizations connect companies with providers of specialized assistance:
For a step-by-step guide on how to get started, click here 
For marketing analysis help: Top Markets: A Market Assessment Tool for U.S. Exporters

Export Assistance Training

Greater Portland Inc. (GPI) export assistance training sessions give economic development professionals who want to provide benefits to companies within their jurisdictions a greater understanding of federal, state, and local export assistance.

These training sessions were funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration via Business Oregon (Oregon Business Development Department) through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program.

For an overview of the training session agenda and links to the presentations and how-to videos, please refer to the resources below.

PowerPoint & Video Resources

Addtional video links that highlight some of Greater Portland's leading exporters:

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