U.S. Government Resources
- Department of State Business Visa Center
- Department of State Office of Commercial and Business Affairs
- Office of the United States Trade Representative
- The Overseas Private Investment Corporation
- The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Enterprise Development Network
- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency
- The Export-Import Bank of the United States
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
- Export.gov: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small –business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.
- Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC): OFAC administers and enforces U.S. economic and trade sanctions.
- http://www.state.gov/directline: The Direct Line for American Business program connects U.S. businesses with American Ambassadors and U.S. mission personnel overseas, making you part of our “country team.” You will get up-to-the minute information on markets vital to your business, and learn about new sectors and tenders to help you expand your business. For more information and to receive announcements of new calls, visit www.state.gov/directline.
- http://bids.state.gov: The Business Information Database System (BIDS) gives U.S. businesses up to date information about significant foreign government and multilateral development bank procurements. Through an interactive map interface, businesses can find new export opportunities, validated by U.S. government economic and commercial experts overseas. Public and private partners can link to or download BIDS data for matchmaking, analysis, or other purposes.
- http://www.BusinessUSA.gov: BusinessUSA serves as an electronic clearing house for U.S. Government information and assistance that relates to business.
- American Chamber of Commerce, Thailand: Based in Bangkok, AmCham Thailand hosts occasional informational and networking events of interest to those considering doing business in Burma.
- American Chamber of Commerce, Singapore: AmCham Singapore occasionally hosts informational and networking events of interest to those considering doing business in Burma.
- U.S.-ASEAN Business Council: Based in Washington, D.C., the US-ASEAN Business Council supports U.S. business interests across ASEAN.
- American Chamber of Commerce, Washington DC: The world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes.
- Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry: Burma’s official chamber of commerce, representing domestic business interests and providing business matching services.
- Central Statistical Organization: The Burmese government’s official statistics on foreign trade, production, prices, finance, foreign investment, transportation and travel, and labor and employment.
- Ministry of Commerce: The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for overseeing trade in Burma. Most of the information on the website is in Burmese, but it also provides an English language overview of Burma’s trade regime.
- www.myanmar.com: An English-language resource providing links to a wide range of websites for learning more about Burmese culture, geography, tourist opportunities
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