Did you know the US has 20 Free Trade Agreements?

When entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the US has 3 goals in mind.

  1. Reduce barriers for US exports
  2. Protect US interests competing abroad
  3. Improve the rule of law in the FTA partner country

If you are considering new market countries to export to your products, an FTA can make it easier and cheaper for your business by reducing or eliminating customs duty on your products that meet the rules of origin. We’ve compiled some of the resources we trust to help you gather information about these agreements and each country’s opportunity.

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for coordinating trade policy. Their site provides a good overview of each agreement. 

DHL Country Guides

DHL’s site includes important information to consider when researching new countries. It includes trade indicators, economic data, and export opportunities.

Export.Gov Resources

The site includes an FTA tariff tool, FTA business guides, and FAQs. Export.gov is committed to providing easy-to-understand information about trade agreements

Our team is educated and prepared to help answer questions and find you the right resources when considering new export countries. Ask us any question you have at 1-800-827-7987 or email us at info@preferredship.com.

Sources: Export.govUSTRDHL

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