Additional International Exporter Resources
Wisconsin International Trade Team – Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
The Wisconsin International Trade Team at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation offers a variety of services to manufacturers seeking to initiate or expand their international sales efforts. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's staff works one-on-one with beginning and experienced exporters in order to help companies develop a comprehensive and systematic export plan.
Overseas Office Network
Wisconsin has contracted with trade representatives in several key markets that provide substantial opportunities for Wisconsin exporters. Wisconsin also has sister-state relationships in several countries around the world where you can find friends of Wisconsin interested in business, educational, and cultural exchanges.
CIA World Factbook
Updated bi-weekly, the factbook contains up-to-date country information and statistics.
Tariffs, Taxes, and Customs Duties
Foreign Agricultural Service’s web site for information on tariffs and taxes in other countries.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
All you ever wanted to know about U.S. customs regulations.
U.S. Department of Commerce – Trade Compliance Center
Includes searchable text on 300 U.S. trade agreements, "how-to" guides explaining how U.S. firms can benefit from trade agreements, and a Trade Complaint Hotline to report compliance problems.
Link to U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.
Determining your product’s Schedule B (export) code
Every product leaving the United States must be assigned an export code (or classified) using an internationally recognized classification system based on the Harmonized Tariff System.
Informs, represents and assists agricultural shippers. TBS is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service.
For additional information about exporting, contact the Wisconsin International Trade Team at:
800-462-5237 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.