International Trade Assistance Program
A Statewide Service Provided By The
Greater New Orleans & Bayou Region
The International Trade Assistance Program (ITAP) assists business people interested in exporting, importing, and in foreign investments.
At the ITAP, counseling services are provided FREE of charge to clients. Information received and developed in the course of counseling by ITAP personnel is kept in strict CONFIDENCE. Click here to request counseling. Seminars are offered at a nominal fee - see Price List below. International trade publications are also available for purchase.
International Trade Services:
- Export/Import Seminars
- Exporting and Importing Guides
- International Trade Library
- Cultural Awareness
- Trade Missions
- Foreign Language Translations
- Access to Thousands of International Marketing Reports
- Methods of Payment for International Transactions
- Financing Programs
- Foreign Exchange
- Export Pricing and Quotations
- Documentation and Licenses
- International Contracts
- Referral Coordination between Foreign Organizations, Local, State, and Federal Government
Prices are subject to change, please check
Pre-Registration Is Adviseable To Avoid Cancellation
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Small Business Administration
Free counseling, advice and information on starting a business, financial assistance for new/existing business.
World Trade Center - Louisiana
Seminars and workshops for the International Trade Community. Provides WTCA on-line, an Internet based import/export information service that offers free trade opportunities. For membership information contact:
Natalie Rideau, Tel: (504) 529-1601 Ext. 226.
U.S. Export Assistance Center Delta Region
The office assists U.S. firms by providing expert counseling and advice, information of overseas markets, international contacts and trade promotion vehicles.
Contact: Chuck de Sambourg, Tel: (504) 589-2879, Fax: (504) 589-2339.
Jetro - Houston
JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organization, is a nonprofit, quasi-governmental agency dedicated to helping foreign manufacturers, exporters, and entrepreneurs identify market opportunities in Japan, encouraging technical exchange and promoting investment in Japan.
New Orleans Regional Chamber of Commerce
Representing the business community in the New Orleans Region, serving the seven parishes of Louisiana.
New Orleans City Council
The official web page of New Orleans.
Young Leadership Council
International projects; working closely with the Consular Corps and the World Trade Center in furthering economic development and tourism in the New Orleans area.
Small Business Development Center - New Orleans
Provides small business counseling and research. It also offers educational programs such as seminars and workshops that are designed to improve the managerial skills of small business owners.
Carmen Sunda, Director.
Tel: (504) 831-3730,
Delta U.S. Export Assistance
World Trade Center
U.S. Postal Service