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Export from Florida

Need export assistance in Florida? We’re here to help your business grow with export counseling, international trade events, grants and more.

International Trade is Big Business in Florida

We can assist your business with developing new international markets and exporting your products and services around the globe.

In 2022, Florida companies exported nearly $67.7 billion worth of goods to more than 200 countries around the world making it the 6th largest exporting state in the country. With unparalleled access to markets worldwide, the state’s 15 deep-water seaports and 20 commercial airports bring the world to Florida and take your products to every corner of the globe.

Strong Services Exports

Ranked 4th in the U.S. Florida has a natural advantage in exporting knowledge-intensive services, with its extensive global ties, linguistically diverse population, and service-intensive economy. High value-added services such as accounting, communications, consulting, engineering, financial, legal, medical and many others are in great demand.

Robust Trade Infrastructure

Florida’s vast international commerce infrastructure includes the ready availability of trade financing, international legal and insurance services, freight forwarding and logistics, distribution and warehousing and related services. The state’s international business community enjoys access to the second largest Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) network in the country, where value can be added to foreign goods tariff-free before shipping them on to another country.

Exporting Assistance

Our trade offices around the state assist Florida businesses with developing new international markets and exporting their products and services around the globe. Free export counseling is available for Florida manufacturers, export intermediaries and services providers.

Grants

Whether you’re exporting for the first time or diversifying into new overseas markets, we can help.

Florida offers several trade grants to help companies grow their export sales through internationally-focused activities such as trade shows and trade missions, creating an Export Marketing Plans and website localization in foreign market.  Eligible small and medium-sized manufacturers and professional services providers will find that these grants are the tools that help them succeed overseas. Review the steps and grants below to get started exporting from Florida.

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Foreign Trade Data

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Two-way Merchandise Trade

View rankings of Florida’s Top 50 merchandise trading partners and commodities
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Origin Exports & Destination Imports

Top 50 markets and commodities for Florida-Origin exports and Florida-Destination imports
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Newsletter Signup

The International Trade Events Newsletter is an excellent way to stay informed about international trade events that are happening around the state and overseas. The electronic newsletter will keep you up-to-date on upcoming international trade events, from local educational workshops and seminars to major overseas trade shows and trade missions conducted by SelectFlorida and our partners around the state. To sign up for the newsletter, please enter your email address below.
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