The international trade community in Greater Seattle is here to help you succeed in your export activities. Whether you are exploring exporting for the first time or want to expand your current activities, the Trade Alliance can connect you.

Export portals

Plug into a network of export professionals. Get comprehensive guidance and support from state and federal entities with a presence in the Greater Seattle area.

Export Washington

Export Washington is a one-stop shop for companies that want to start exporting or expand their export activities offered by the Washington State Department of Commerce. The service provides guidance for writing an export plan, conducting market research, identifying sources of export finance local training opportunities and more.

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

Leverage the U.S. Commercial Service’s vast presence in nearly 80 countries to connect with international buyers, perform market intelligence, identify best prospects and much more, including guidance specifically for small companies.

Washington State Small Business Development Center

Get export-related counseling and training specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses.

Why Export?

  • Tap into new markets for your products and services. Nearly 95 percent of the world’s consumers are outside the US.
  • Around 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power lies outside US borders.
  • The pool of trade professionals in the Greater Seattle area knows trade. They are dedicated to helping companies identify international markets for their products and services. Plug into the network.