Export Assistance FAQs

  • My company isn't exporting yet but would like to learn more.

    Our International Trade team hosts multiple Export Education webinars throughout the year covering a range of international export topics.

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  • What is the STEP program and how do I qualify for grant funding?

    The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is specifically designed to help small businesses in North Carolina fund costs associated with international trade. As a qualifying participant in STEP, you can be reimbursed thousands of dollars of expenses that your business would normally have to pay out-of-pocket.


  • How do I know when new events are added?

    Our Export NC newsletter shares news, upcoming events and tradeshows, and other resources to help North Carolina businesses reach international markets.

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