At MITC, we assist our members in researching new markets, trade regulations, tariffs, logistics, and product sourcing. Our staff is committed to providing quality information and practical advice in selecting markets for your products and services.
We encourage our members to contact us
for customized trade assistance, as well as for general questions about international
"MITC has provided the staff, services and expertise that have allowed Cozy Harbor to be successful in opening new export markets for Maine seafood."
John Norton, President & CEO, Cozy Harbor Seafood, Portland, ME
Our trade specialists respond to over 1,200 trade assistance requests each year on topics that range from visa requirements to
international market opportunities.
We have experience in over a dozen industries
ranging from wood products and information technology to composite materials and biotechnology.
Market reports, statistics, trade leads and other online information
are put at your disposal. We routinely track international markets for Maine's products and services using specialized databases.
Regional experience — Canada
As Maine’s long-standing top trading partner, Canada also receives special emphasis at MITC. Our Canada Desk offers a depth of trade experience and well-developed network of counterparts across the border to assist Maine companies interested in beginning to export or growing existing exports to Canada.
Invest in Maine
Attracting international business to Maine and finding joint venture opportunities are an important part of our efforts to expand trade in the state. Learn more about MITC's Invest in Maine initiative.