The Georgia District Export Council provides leadership and international trade expertise to complement the U.S. Commercial Service’s export promotion efforts. We represent the interests of the U.S. exporting community and provide business counseling on the export process, trade education through seminars and events and community outreach to encourage Georgia firms to export.
We follow a value and results-driven approach to serve as a model for fellow District Export Councils nationally and adhere to the goals of:
1. Promoting export opportunities
2. Advocating trade promotion policies
3. Supporting businesses in developing export successes
We invite you to browse through our site, attend our events, and use us as a resource to grow your exports.
News & Updates
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released the latest trade policy agenda. Please see below to view and download:
The tariff rate on many U.S. goods sold in Colombia has gone down dramatically since the trade agreement took effect.
The U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement – commonly called the “Colombia TPA” – took effect one year ago on May 15, 2012.
Prior to the TPA’s entry into force, the average Colombian tariff rate on U.S. industrial goods was higher than 10 percent. Today, the average Colombian tariff on these goods has fallen to only 3.4 percent.
United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk Signs Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation to Promote American Exports to Brazil