International Trade


International trade can open up a world of opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Did you know that 95% of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States?

Advancements in information technology and logistics allow most any business access to the global market place. If you have a Website, global consumers are checking you out. Interestingly, many U.S. businesses ignore international inquiries because of their perception of risk. Don’t ignore opportunity.

You don’t need to be an expert in trade. Let our SBDC International Trade Center be your expert. We can support you in a variety of ways such as: walking you through a transaction, identifying opportunities, investigating trade financing options or resolving a particular trade issue.

We work as a team with our USEAC partner organizations to make sure you benefit from all of our state and federal resources.



2530 Sever Road, Suite 202

Lawrenceville, GA 30043


Phone: (678) 985-6820

Fax: (678) 985-6819

Do you want to have a global market for a Georgia based product or service? Our International Trade Center can give you the information to take the world market by storm or localize with just one other country.

Our consultants can help:

  • Determine the exportability of your products or services
  • Identify appropriate markets and buyers
  • Develop market entry strategies
  • Establish shipping and distribution networks
  • Determine appropriate payment methods and identify export financing and insurance needs

We work closely with other government agencies, including the Georgia Department of Economic Development; the U.S. Department of Commerce; and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our international trade experts give Georgia business owners an edge in exporting.


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Consultants & Staff

Darrel C. Hulsey

Darrel C. Hulsey

Director, International Trade Center



Mario Gonzalez

Mario Gonzalez

International Trade Consultant



Dimitris Kloussiadis

Dimitris Kloussiadis

International Trade Consultant

Additional Resources

Available Courses

Develop an Import / Export Business
International Trade (Online)
December 17
09:30 AM to 03:00 PM

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