Judy Genshaft

University of South Florida

“The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council is an integral part of our region’s international trade strategy"

President Ronald L. Vaughn

The University of Tampa

"The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council has a lead role in helping to rebuild these relationships for our community.”

Bob Rohrlack

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce commends the Mayor and County on their vision to strengthen Protocol with an international trade component.

Market research resources

Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI)
Enterprise Florida Inc. services involve, but are not limited to, providing you with detailed community profiles on Florida's 67 diverse counties, offering export counseling and advice, and supplying trade leads through an on-line database. EFI is a public-private partnership serving as Florida's primary organization devoted to statewide economic development.  

International Trade Administration (ITA)
The ITA’s Market Access and Compliance sector assists U.S. companies to help create trade opportunities for your industry through the removal of market access barriers. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.  ITA works hand-in-hand with the Department of Commerce, Embassies and U.S. Export Assistance Centers throughout the U.S.

International Trade Centre
Find out which countries are importing products and services similar to yours, as well as the different tariffs you may face when trading with certain countries by using Trade Map Light. The latter is managed by the International Trade Centre.

TradeStats Express
Locate where US products (merchandise only) similar to yours are currently being sold with TradeStats Express. You can also identify leading consumers of products from your state as well as that of the nation. The following resources are provided by the International Trade Administration.

U.S. Department of Commerce
Get recommendations on the best prospects for US companies from U.S. Commercial Service experts that are stationed in nearly 80 countries.

USA Trade Online
USA Trade Online provides detailed facts about key markets for your products (merchandise only). The information is administered by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

WISER Trade Data
This site demonstrates which countries are importing products similar to yours, and in addition, provides information on shipment sizes and growth trends within markets. WISER is a subscription-based database.

World Bank
The World Bank Institute (WBI) is a global connector of knowledge, learning and innovation for poverty reduction. It connects practitioners and institutions to help them find suitable solutions to their development challenges. With a focus on the "how" of reform, the World Bank links knowledge from around the world and scale up innovations.

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