Global Business Center

Exporting & Global Resources


Helpful Websites

Exporting and International Trade Resources (for Ohio-based businesses):

Ohio Department of DevelopmentExport grants, export internships, trade missions and training sessions

Ohio Small Business Development Center: Starting a Business, entrepreneurs, human resources, business planning and obtaining a loan

Ohio District Export Council: International Trade Events Calendar

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Northern Ohio: Counseling, trade missions, market research, trade diplomacy and trade compliance

Trade Missions for Ohio: Information about the Ohio Department of Development export-focused trade missions and events

Exporting and International Trade Resources:

UN Comtrade Database: Free access to detailed global trade data

U.S. Small Business Association (SBA): Trade finance, export working capital loans, loans and grants

NASBITE International: Certified Global Business Professional network and CGBP certification

World Bank Group: Economy ranking, data, trends and country reports    

CIA World Factbook: A quick reference to learn the most relevant information on countries around the world

Common Export Documents: A detailed list of commonly used export documents 

Foreign Trade Videos: Detailed list and links to import and export training videos

U.S.Customs and Border Protection: About foreign-trade zones with contact info

Food Export: Support for exporting food and agricultural products

Free Trade Agreements: Details on the 20 countries the United States has free trade agreements with

U.S. International Trade Data: Detailed U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services Reports

EXPORT.GOV: Online government services for expanding into global markets

UN Comtrade Database: International (UN) Trade Data Statistics

Intertactive Tariff And Trade Data: U.S. merchandise trade and tariff and classification data

World Factbook – Quick Country Reference: Comprehensive countries database