Are you a company in Greater Seattle and need help identifying potential foreign buyers? Are you a foreign buyer who wants to purchase from Greater Seattle companies? Check in with the international trade community in Greater Seattle and explore online resources to get connected.

The Trade Alliance’s business mission program is also a useful tool for Greater Seattle companies to explore on the ground market conditions and develop international contacts in target markets.

Please note that some of these resources require a subscription fee in order to access information.

Resources for Greater Seattle companies and foreign buyers who want to connect

Export Washington

Export Washington is a service offered by the Washington State Department of Commerce. Trade experts assist with identifying foreign buyers and distributors, generating trade leads, business matchmaking and more. There is special expertise in the areas of aerospace, clean tech and advanced manufacturing, ICT, life sciences and global health and consumer products, education and professional services.

Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center and the U.S. Commercial Service

The Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center helps companies from all over Washington state connect with qualified buyers and distributors and draws on its presence in nearly 80 countries worldwide to connect foreign buyers to US companies.

Washington State Department of Agriculture

The Washington State Department of Agriculture connects Washington companies with buyers, distributors and councelling.

Additional Resources

Trade Alliance business mission program

Promote your product or service, get first hand market intelligence, develop contacts and understand the business environment and cultural dimensions of a target country.

Each year the Trade Alliance organizes an outbound Business and Trade Mission to economic regions that have been selected by our executive board. Come join us!

2014 Washington State Life Science
Business and Investment Mission to China

October 10-18 2014
Beijing and Shanghai
More information
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