CBP U.S. Customs and Border
Protection: U.S. Customs and Border Protection has direct responsibility for
enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness. By reducing costs for industry and
enforcing trade laws against counterfeit, unsafe, and fraudulently entered
goods, CBP is working to enable legitimate trade, contribute to American
economic prosperity, and protect against risks to public health and safety.
Information about importing apparel into the United States. Including
apparel duty rates, and other issues.
(Export & Import Bank of the United States ) The Agency Mission The Export-Import
Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency
of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the
export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank
enables U.S. companies large and small to turn export opportunities into
real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a
stronger national economy. Ex-Im Bank does not compete with private sector
lenders but provides export financing products that fill gaps in trade
financing. They assume credit and country risks that the private sector is
unable or unwilling to accept. They also help to level the playing field for
U.S. exporters by matching the financing that other governments provide to
helping U.S. Companies export. 95% of the world's consumers live in
other countries and the benefits of exporting are enormous. Learn how to
export in their Export Basics section or register to access market research
and trade leads. Trade Specialists are also available in your area to help
plan your international business. Call 1-800- USA-TRAD(E) to find a trade
specialist and get answers to your export questions.
GPO Access - provided by the U.S Government Printing Office
International Trade Administration (ITA)
OTEXA - Office of Textile & Apparel
USITC (United States International Trade Commission)
Bureau of the Census, International Trade Statistics
information about foreign trade statistics.