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Ohio Development Services Agency

Ohio IMAGE Grant is back in 2021!

October 5, 2020

The Ohio IMAGE Grant is back in 2021! The International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) program provides grant funds to eligible business to engage in eligible export promotion activities. Companies can access up to $10,000 in 2021 grant year funds (Oct. 1, 2020 to Sept. 29, 2021) on a reimbursement basis. Activities are eligible…

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Ohio Development Services Agency

Ohio Export Internship Program – Now seeking applications

October 5, 2020

Ohio Export Internship Program Click here to apply Overview Finding the time to focus on developing a new market is a challenge for many small businesses. The Ohio Export Internship Program is designed to help businesses overcome this challenge by matching them with highly motivated students, from Ohio universities and colleges, who have taken export-focused…

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International Trade Administration

ITA GRANTING RELIEF TO U.S. COMPANIES DURING COVID-19 RESPONSE

June 4, 2020

For Immediate Release June 4, 2020 Contact: Office of Public Affairs Phone: 202-482-3809 THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION GRANTING RELIEF TO U.S. COMPANIES DURING COVID-19 RESPONSE Significant Cost Reduction Available for Many Key Export and Investment Services Through September 30, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the U.S. Department of…

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Ohio District Export Council

USMCA to take effect on July 1st

April 29, 2020

The Ohio District Export Council is pleased to share that The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced on April 24, 2020 that the USMCA is to take effect on July 1st: USMCA To Enter Into Force July 1 After United States Takes Final Procedural Steps For Implementation Washington, DC – U.S. Trade…

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FEMA

FEMA’s How to Help Information

March 31, 2020

The information on FEMA’s how to help has been updated: • To sell medical supplies or equipment to the federal government, please submit a price quote under the COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Request for Quotation. Full details can be found in the solicitation (Notice ID 70FA2020R00000011). o This solicitation requires registration with the System…

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US Customs and Border Patrol

US Customs and Border Protection: Information for Filing Personal Protective Equipment and Medical Devices During COVID-19

March 30, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update to CSMS message 42124872 for instructions to the import community regarding the submission of entry information for personal protective equipment and certain other devices. Following the instructions below will help facilitate the import process for all; especially for products related to the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19)…

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EXIM Bank

Export-Import Bank of the United States

March 23, 2020

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is the official export credit agency of the United States. EXIM is an independent Executive Branch agency with a mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating the export of U.S. goods and services. Are you worried about international sales due to COVID-19? Businesses across the U.S. are…

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US Small Business Administration

SBA Announces Paycheck Protection Program

March 20, 2020

WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiated a robust mobilization effort of banks and other lending institutions to provide small businesses with the capital they…

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US Department of Commerce

MBDA launches Minority Business and Technology Initiative with Amazon Business

March 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, MARCH 17, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce and Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) announced an exciting new collaboration with Amazon Business, The Minority Business and Technology Initiative. The initiative will help thousands of minority entrepreneurs expand their businesses globally and increase sales exponentially through e-commerce technology. To read the full press…

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Federal Government Updates on COVID-19

March 6, 2020

To stay up-to-date on the Federal Government’s response to COVID-19 (Corona Virus), please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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