Key Business Links

U.S. Government Resources

  • Department of Commerce: The United States Department of Commerce is the cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with promoting economic growth.  Among its tasks are gathering economic and demographic data for business and government decision-making, issuing patents and trademarks, and helping to set industrial standards.
  • BIDS: The Business Information Database System (BIDS) gives U.S. businesses up-to-the-minute 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.
  • Export USA: For U.S. exporters, this site brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeeding in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
  • BuyUSA: If you are an Iraqi company looking to purchase products or services from the United States or find additional U.S. suppliers, we offer the expertise you need to connect with lucrative opportunities.
  • Business USA is the U.S. Government’s official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting. It is designed to provide access to online resources and services of Federal, state, and local Government as well as those of non-profit and educational organizations supporting businesses.
  • SelectUSA: If you are an Iraqi company looking to invest in the United States, SelectUSA is ready to assist you.
  • Export.gov brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeeding in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC): OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital by providing U.S. investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance, and support for private equity investment funds.
  • Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): USTR is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service: The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security. In addition to its Washington, D.C. staff, FAS has a global network of 96 offices covering 169 countries.

Iraqi Kurdistan Region Resources (Non-U.S. Government)