Exports and Overseas Development

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The benefits from exporting include increased sales growth, job creation, continuous innovation and risk mitigation against economic downturns. The West Virginia Department of Commerce provides resources and assistance to small- and mid-sized West Virginia businesses seeking to expand their product or service offerings to the global marketplace. Their experienced International Trade Representatives can help review your company's products, guide your research and marketing strategy to maximize your time and money resources. We encourage you to take advantage of the West Virginia Department of Commerce's wealth of exporting assistance services.

Exporting Assistance Services

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U.S. Commercial Service - West Virginia

With over 30 years of experience in assisting U.S. exporters around the globe, the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the United States Department of Commerce, has the export expertise your company wants to compete and win in global markets! Their global network of trade specialists and commercial officers, in over 100 U.S. cities and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in 70+ countries, serve the needs of U.S. exporters and help them succeed internationally.

With offices in Charleston and Wheeling, the U.S. Commercial Service assists West Virginia companies in exporting through:

  • Expert counseling, advice, and advocacy
  • Research on overseas markets and industries
  • Promoting your product(s) and/or service(s) in overseas markets
  • Sourcing international partners (agents, distributors, JV, licensing, etc.)

New to exporting? Learn more about exporting, take the exporting readiness assessment, and access the basic guide to exporting at Export.gov. For more information on exporting, contact the office nearest you.

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