State snags $900,000 STEP grant.

Washington did it again! For the sixth straight year, the state received a U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program) grant. The $900,000 is the highest amount awarded from a total $18 million handed out nationwide. Commerce will use the...

State lands $747,300 in export assistance funds.

Washington has received a fourth round of funding to help state businesses achieve growth through exporting. The $747,300 grant is part of the Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program. More than 450 small businesses throughout...

Washington State is #3 in export jobs.

Washington State’s is positioned equidistant from Europe and Asia making it a natural for exporting products “made in Washington”.   With more than 390,000 jobs directly tied to exporting it puts Washington State #3 behind much larger states of...

Washington State: Centralized export hub.

Washington State is perfectly positioned as an international export and transportation hub. Seaports and airports are closer to Asia than any of the other major west coast ports. A recent report from the US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration...