International Trade Development
The Centers of International Trade Development (CITD) has 14 offices across California and assists thousands of companies annually in conducting international business. Our free or low-cost programs and services include one-on-one technical assistance and consulting, market research, training and educational programs, trade leads and special events.
The CITD is a place to learn about international matchmaking events and other programs taking place both in California and abroad. Let us help you succeed:
- Individualized assistance as an exporter, importer, or global marketing organization
- Export and import education programs for businesses and entrepreneurs
- "Help Desk" to ask questions about international trade and help solve international business transaction challenges
Check out our new Export Readiness Assessment - a Web-based self-test of a company's export readiness that provides immediate feedback and tips.
Centers for International Trade Development (CITD)
Deliver – Export and Import Programs
Inform – Transaction & Regulatory Assistance
Expand – International Marketing Opportunities & Resources
Statewide CITD Director
Director, California State Trade and Export Promotion (California STEP)
Phone: (951) 571-6458