Office of Commercial and Business Affairs – U.S. Department of State

The Office of Commercial and Business Affairs works closely with the White House, the Department’s regional and functional bureaus, other U.S. government agencies, and the private sector to promote entrepreneurship worldwide.

About

The Office of Commercial and Business Affairs (CBA) is the State Department’s gateway for American businesses overseas. Our mission is to employ U.S. government resources to assist and advocate for U.S. business interests abroad, encourage responsible business conduct, promote a vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation, and ensure U.S. private sector concerns are integrated into our foreign and economic policy.

Services Provided

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Networking Organizations

  • International Trade

Regulatory Compliance

  • International Regulatory Compliance