15 U.S. Code § 4003 - Office of Export Trade in Department of Commerce
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The Secretary of Commerce shall establish within the Department of Commerce an office to promote and encourage to the greatest extent feasible the formation of export trade associations and export trading companies. Such office shall provide information and advice to interested persons and shall provide a referral service to facilitate contact between producers of exportable goods and services and firms offering export trade services. The office shall establish a program to encourage and assist the operation of other export intermediaries, including existing and newly formed export management companies.
Source(Pub. L. 97–290, title I, § 104,Oct. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 1235; Pub. L. 100–418, title II, § 2310,Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1346.)
1988—Pub. L. 100–418inserted requirement that the office establish a program to encourage and assist operation of other export intermediaries, including existing and newly formed export management companies.