U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service Mission
Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Helps small and medium size U.S. companies export goods and services.
Protects U.S. business interests abroad.
Network of 100+ offices in the U.S. and 160 worldwide.
Products & Services
Qualified Appointments for U.S. Firms: Gold Key Service
Trade Counseling & Advocacy
Partner Searches and Background Checks
Single U.S. Company Promotions
International Buyer Program (IBP) for Mexican Companies
Trade Missions for U.S. Companies
Key Sectors in Mexico’s Border Region
Continuing growth expected in: electronics, auto parts, aerospace, metal mechanics, stamping, forging, medical equipment and supplies, pharmaceuticals.
Service export manufacturing sectors are also growing: reconstruction and rebuilding of warrantied machinery and equipment, software development and call centers.
US-Mexico Border Trade Initiative
Increase US exports of goods/services to manufacturers along the Mexican border and assist more new to export companies to establish sales channels to this market.
Lack of Commercial Service resources on both sides of border
Many small and medium-sized manufacturers are reluctant to export
Purchasing decisions may be made in local plant at border, in Mexico City or the US or through a global committee
Lack of manufacturers reps on the Mexican side of the border.
How We Help US Suppliers
Increase US exports of goods/services to Mexican Manufacturers.
Identify key sectors and market trends through company visits, association partnerships (AMT, NAM, MIT, etc.), and market research.
opportunities to export to these companies through Trade Leads system.
Locate qualified reps and customers through our services.
Promote relevant trade shows like Expo Manufactura.
Give updates on our findings through teams, USEACs, electronic newsletters, and web/videoconferences.
U. S. Department of Commerce