State and Local Programs

There are a number of excellent state and local trade assistance programs in our region to help you develop export sales.

Global New York helps New York businesses enter or expand their presence in the global marketplace by connecting them with sales agents and distributors abroad and can offset the costs of exporting with grants and loans. It helps companies develop business in growing markets including Africa, Canada, China, Europe, India, Israel, Mexico and South America.

The NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets has an International Trade Team that can help agricultural, food, and seafood companies learn, connect, and compete globally. The Department is also a member of the Food Export USA-Northeast, a consortium of 10 Northeast States that promotes the sale of US products internationally with funding from the USDA.

The SBDC International Business Development (IBD) Program strategically positions small- and medium-sized businesses to take maximum advantage of business and trade opportunities in the global marketplace.opment Network. The SBDC’s international trade advisors have advanced skills in import/export and global business. They use their real-life business experience to help New York companies grow their international business.

Other Resources in New York