Export Resource Assistance
A number of government and other programs exist to help exporters, both financially and practically. We identify resources that will support your export business and connect you to them. In addition, we maintain a pool of service provider contacts who can help you with anything from shipping to labeling to product testing for foreign markets.
Our network includes:
-Illinois Office of Trade & Investment
-US Commercial Service
-Small Business Administration
-Illinois Dept of Agriculture/USDA
-Food Exporters Assoc. of the Midwest
-Service Providers: banks, freight forwarders, labeling/packaging experts, testing labs, attorneys, insurers….
And for those who know nothing about exporting, but would like to learn more, our clients are welcome to learn about exporting from printed materials and videos available at the ICNC Main Office about:
Lauro Arias is the director of the International Trade Center. Contact him at Lauro@industrialcouncil.com.