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Trade Americas Logo

Welcome to Trade Americas!

The U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. business export goods and services to markets worldwide. The Trade Americas program brings together the resources of U.S. Commercial Service offices in 14 countries and State Department sections at U.S. Embassies in 9 additional markets, providing your company with a single point of access to regional trade events, our extensive services, and research covering markets throughout the region.

The Trade Americas site provides information on the existing and proposed free trade agreements throughout the region, market research, trade event lists, industry-specific information, business service providers, useful links, and key contacts. 

For information about the “Look South” initiative, click here.

For information about “Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas”, click here.

Featured Events

SelectUSA South America Road Show - August 26 – 29, 2014 - Santiago, Chile | Sao Paulo, Brazil | Bogota, Colombia
Join the first-ever South America SelectUSA Road Show! This three-city Road Show to Santiago, Sao Paulo, and Bogota will offer U.S. state and regional EDOs the opportunity to market their locations directly to investors. Learn more…  

Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) – October 8-10, 2014 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
ACF brings together key public and private sector authorities at the highest level enabling political leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and experts from throughout the hemisphere to exchange perspectives on how to improve the competitiveness of Western Hemisphere economies. Learn more…

Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series: The Americas – October 29-31, 2014 – Charlotte, NC
This is a unique business conference that will help you transform market potential to market success. This is the premier conference for U.S. executives who want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to promote competiveness and success, and the dynamic markets of North, Central, and South America. Learn more…

SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit – March 23-24, 2015 – National Harbor, MD
The second SelectUSA Investment Summit will connect businesses and investors from around the world with U.S. economic development organizations at the state, regional, and local levels. Participants will benefit from unique networking opportunities; one-on-one meetings; moderated panels; and discussions on the latest information on business investment. Learn more…

Country Information 

Learn more about how we can help you increase export sales to these markets:









Costa Rica

Dominican Republic


El Salvador










Trinidad and Tobago