RESOURCES FOR EXPORTERS

  • A Basic Guide to Exporting is a resource provided through the US Commercial Service for new exporters or those looking to begin exporting. 

  • RAISE reports are available through the US Commercial Service: North Dakota for assistance in deciding your next export market. Through a nine-step process, the USCS North Dakota office uses their databases to analyze data from each individual country to help you select where to begin exporting next. STEP funds may be available to cover the cost.

  • To find the Harmonized System (HS) codes for Schedule B goods, follow the link to the US Census Bureau's commodity classification search engine.

  • The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) has information on the different DECs nationwide, in addition to information on specific trade policies, events, news, etc.

  • Starting May 2018, the European Union issued new regulations on data protection. Companies exporting to the EU must be in compliance with these regulations, or risk fines. Read up on the regulations here.