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International Trade Administration (ITA)

(U.S.) The trade unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA was established in 1980 to carry out the U.S. government’s nonagricultural foreign trade activities and support the policy negotiations of the U.S. Trade Representative. It encourages and promotes U.S. exports of manufactured goods, administers U.S. statutes and agreements dealing with foreign trade, and advises on U.S. international trade and commercial policy. An important arm of the ITA is the United States and Foreign Commercial Service. Contact: International Trade Administration; 1401 Constitution Avenue NW; Washington, DC 20230 USA; Tel: [1] (202) 482-2867; Web: http://ita.doc.gov. See United States Department of Commerce; United States and Foreign Commercial Service; United States Trade Representative.

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