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The MidAtlantic District Export Council
(DEC) is a volunteer Organization drawn from U.S. industry whose
knowledge of international business provides a unique source of
professional advice to help American firms compete and win business
in the international marketplace. The MidAtlantic DEC works closely
with the U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) of the U.S. Department
of Commerce's Commercial Service to accomplish its mission
· Counseling local businesses;
· Identifying sources of trade and project finance;
· Identifying key issues affecting U.S. industry competitiveness
in the global marketplace;
· Multiplying the efforts of the U.S.
Export Assistance Center in Philadelphia.
Established in 1973 by the President and the Secretary of Commerce,
DECs are mandated to support the export expansion activities of
the U.S. Department of Commerce and serve as a link between the
business community and USEAC's across the United States. The Mid-Atlantic
DEC is affiliated with the Philadelphia USEAC which serves eastern
Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware.
National Export Initiative: The National Export Initiative (NEI) is an initiative implemented by President Obama to double exports by 2015. This has already helped SMEs to diversify their products and succesfully enter global markets. For more information and trade updates, please visit the following website:
International Trade Events for U.S. exporters seeking international buyers, distributors, or representatives. Please visit Export.gov for the upcoming programs and services to increase global exposure and assist U.S. exhibitors with international sales.