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Export Counseling and Assistance

Our regional trade managers guide companies through the challenges of conducting international business.

From basic guidance for companies new to exporting, to technical, regulatory and logistical information for more experienced companies, to market intelligence and research, to the art conducting business across borders and cultures, our regional trade managers have answers for your most pressing questions.

Trade Assistance Helpline

For general trade assistance the helpline at 651-259-7498 to reach a regional trade manager who can either answer your questions or make appropriate referrals. Email us and someone will followup with you quickly.

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Market or Industry Specific Assistance

For trade questions that are related to specific markets or industries, contact the appropriate regional trade manager listed below.

Market Experts

Canada and Mexico (NAFTA) Barbara Mattson
Latin America and the Caribbean Rachel Limon
Greater China, Southeast Asia, and Pacific Oceania Vacant
Japan, Korea and ASEAN Sarah Walbert
European Union and Western Europe Steve Riedel
Eastern Europe and Central Asia Nikolay Megits, PhD
Middle East, India and Africa Abdiwahab Mohamed


Industry Experts

Agribusiness & Machinery Nikolay Megits, PhD
Education Rachel Limon
Environmental and Energy Steve Riedel
Medical and Health Care Sarah Walbert
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