The CITD offers:

  • Assessment of a company's export potential.
  • International trade leads.
  • Advanced technical assistance in the areas of management, marketing, financing, government regulation and taxation, entrepreneurial export strategies and logistics.
  • International market research and development.
  • Training in areas of export documentation, freight forwarding, pricing, contracts and agency agreements, and terms of payment.
  • Export/import training

Areas Served

  1. San Mateo County
  2. Santa Clara County
  3. Santa Cruz County
  4. San Benito County
  5. Monterey County


What is unique about the CITD?

The CITD provides one-to-one consultation and small group training for business. We render individualized consulting that walks you through the processes that will help you enter the international market place - at no additional cost to you.

CITD resources include:

  • Highly rated expertise
  • Referral and resource services
  • International trade libraries/resource center
  • Access to international database networks
  • International network
  • Industry matchmaker missions
  • Trade leads

Who Qualifies?

Who qualifies as a small- to medium-size business?

According to SBA size standards and depending upon your company's SIC code, you could be a one-person operation or a company with 1,500 employees. If you have an existing product/service with proven demand that you want to take to the international market, your business would be eligible to receive assistance through CITD.

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