ITA Helps Maintain Market Access for U.S. Companies in the Korean Cosmetics Industry

ITA Helps Maintain Market Access for U.S. Companies in the Korean Cosmetics Industry The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) helped the Washington, D.C.-based Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) advocate for better terms under the labeling and advertising provisions ...

Trade Agreement Compliance Program Results

The Office of Trade Agreements Negotiations and Compliance (TANC) has been at work on a global scale to help U.S. businesses. Since October of 2008, TANC has initiated cases in 65 countries, and has successfully reduced or removed 220 foreign trade barriers restricting U.S. exporters. Map of init ...

ITA Ensures Smooth Supply of Papa John’s Products to El Salvador

ITA Ensures Smooth Supply of Papa John's Products to El Salvador The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) helped Louisville based Papa John's International Inc. overcome a cheese quota allocation issue in El Salvador. This could have significantly limited the company's ...

ITA Ensures Access for U.S. Pipe Producer in the Mexican Market

ITA Ensures Access for U.S. Pipe Producer in the Mexican Market The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) helped Ohio-based Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) to overcome a foreign trade barrier that limited the pipe manufacturer's market access in Mexico. ITA is making ou ...

ITA Utilizes Free Trade Agreement to Ensure Proper Customs Valuation and Appeal Procedures in Chile

​​ITA Utilizes Free Trade Agreement to Ensure Proper Customs Valuation and Appeal Procedures in Chile The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) worked with Epson Chile (Epson), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Epson America Inc., based in Long Beach, CA, to ensure that ...

ITA Ensures Patent Rights Protection in Oman

ITA Ensures Patent Rights Protection in Oman The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration's (ITA) helped the Indianapolis, Indiana based U.S. pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, overcome patent infringement that would have harmed the company's market share in Oman, a member of the ...

ITA Leverages U.S.-Chilean FTA for Small California Company

ITA Leverages U.S.-Chilean FTA for Small California Company The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) helped EUR Consulting (EUR), a small California-based engineering company, overcome a foreign trade barrier that unfairly excluded the company from competing for a gove ...

ITA Secures Market Access for Navistar Trucks in Chile

ITA Secures Market Access for Navistar Trucks in Chile The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) has helped secure market access for Illinois-based company, Navistar Inc., so it can continue to sell heavy-duty trucks in Chile. Navistar and other U.S.-based truck manufac ...

ITA Helps Alleviate Against Import Restrictions on Consumer Goods in Vietnam

ITA Helps Alleviate Against Import Restrictions on Consumer Goods in Vietnam The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) helped members of the U.S. food and beverage industry overcome a trade-restrictive import licensing policy imposed by the Government of Vietnam's (GoV) ...

ITA Overcomes Costly European Union Regulation

ITA Overcomes Costly EU Regulation The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration led a government-wide effort to exclude PVC (polyvinylchloride) from the European Union's list of restricted substances used in electrical and electronic equipment (known as the revised RoHS Directiv ...