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11.110 Trade Development
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
15 U.S.C. 1512; 19 U.S.C. 1202, 2031, 2354.
To foster the competitiveness and growth of U.S. industries and promote their increased participation in international markets.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
To serve as the Federal Government source of industry-specific expertise, advocacy on behalf of American companies for major overseas contracts, negotiation and enforcement of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, industry competitiveness analysis and trade promotion assistance; for use by the business community, Federal program managers and policy-makers.
Applicant Eligibility: Any business, public official, civic organization or private citizen may request information in person, by letter, by telephone or via the Internet (http://www.doc.ita.gov/itahome.html).
Pre-application Coordination: Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Account Identification: 13-1250-0-1-376.
This program included regular statistical reports; economic studies on current policy issues, such as international trade and industry competitiveness and the impact of Government regulations on industry; forecasts of industry/sector output, cost trends, and their general economic condition; information on industry structure, operations and technological developments; advocacy on behalf of U.S. bidders for foreign procurement projects; export promotion events and foreign market information.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Periodic reports on U.S. international competitiveness, U.S. manufactures trade, U.S. international direct investment and other international economic topics.
Regional or Local Office: Local Department of Commerce field offices are listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: