Feature July 2021
Finding Your Next Overseas Market
Maine International Trade Center (MITC) is Maine’s leading source for international business assistance. MITC offers customized consulting, research, and an extensive network of connections across Maine and around the world to help businesses expand global markets for their products and services. We provide assistance to any Maine business whether members or non-members.
MITC staff have a combined total of over 96 years of international trade experience, a depth of knowledge, and strong connections in key industry sectors including: aerospace, agriculture, biotech, composites, consumer goods, defense, education, food & beverage, forest products, life sciences, logistics, renewables, and seafood. In addition, our team has developed expertise and valuable contacts in export markets in Asia, Canada, and the High North/North Atlantic.
Trade assistance covers a broad range of topics including logistics, tariffs, documentation, and research on new overseas markets. Send us your questions, and we’ll help you find the answers.
Financial Support Available for International Business Development
Eligible Maine companies may receive STEP Financial Assistance Awards totaling up to $20,000 per year in reimbursements for international business development. As your business seeks new overseas markets, a wide range of activities such as B2B matchmaking services, consulting fees, digital marketing, and product labeling are covered. LEARN MORE