Export Assistance

Export Assistance Programs in Maryland

  • Goal: Help stimulate Maryland’s economy though the promotion and growth of export sales.
  • Current Status: Maryland exported $17.8 billion in goods in 2022 (source). 

Maryland/DC District Export Council

Provides professional assistance and guidance in helping businesses identify export opportunities and markets. Through programs, events and workshops they assist owners in navigating licensing and compliance to help them meet terms and conditions necessary to reach foreign markets. Help with obtaining working capital and establishing credit and financing. MD/DC DEC website

U.S. Commercial Service Baltimore

Assists Maryland business by providing counseling and advice on market information abroad, market research, getting in contact with international partners and services. Website contains external resources to help with Tariff and Tax information, exporting basics as well as an online guide to exporting, training videos and regional exporting data. In person events and workshops are held and listed by date on the website with additional information. U.S Commercial Service Baltimore website

Maryland Department of Commerce

The state of Maryland provides programs and assistance on global expansion for it domestic businesses. Programs reimbursements for international marketing projects, consulting through the University of Maryland’s business school, International Trade Shows as well as international industry research and data. Website also includes links to other agencies and programs that could provide more specific information. MD Department of Commerce website