Documents/SBAPIDIT/1: International Trade

1: International Trade

Lead federal efforts to support small U.S. exporters.

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The SBA, through its staff, lending and resource partners, leads federal efforts to support small U.S. exporters through its international trade loans and counseling programs. The SBA has three loan programs that address the financing needs of small business exporters: Export Express, Export Working Capital, and International Trade.


  • Small U.S. Exporters
    •  (Performer, Beneficiary)

  • U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEAC)
    • Export Trade Finance Counseling (Performer)The SBA provides export trade finance counseling and training to small business through the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEAC). The Agency coordinates export outreach teams from SBA district offices that consist of resource partners, other federal agencies, and state and local small business resources. They provide small business with access to the most appropriate resources for achieving export success.