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Since the site is maintained in cooperation with the Minnesota District Export Council and the Minneapolis U.S. Export Assistance Center of the US Department of Commerce, this privacy statement is included. The International Trade Administration (ITA) of the Department of Commerce, assists U.S. companies to export and enforces laws which protect American companies from unfair trade practices. This requires the collection of company data and, in some cases, personal information. Most sensitive business information is protected from disclosure by the Trade Secrets Act. The policy of the International Trade Administration with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information is to ensure compliance with applicable Federal Laws, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Act of 1974, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Freedom of Information Act. In addition, ITA also adheres to the Principles for Providing and Using Personal Information ("Privacy Principles"), published by the Information Infrastructure Task Force on June 6, 1995.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

U.S. Export Assistance Center
100 N. 6th Street, Suite 210-C
Minneapolis, MN 55403
TEL:  612/348-1638
FAX:  612/348-1650
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This office covers all of Minnesota except for the counties listed below for the North Dakota and South Dakota offices.


Fargo, North Dakota

U.S. Export Assistance Center
Heather Ranck, International Trade Specialist

51 Broadway, Suite 505

Fargo, ND 58102
TEL:  701/239-5080
FAX:  701/237-9734

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This office covers the Minnesota counties of:  Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, Polk, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Norman, Clay, Becker, and Wilkin


Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Siouxland Export Assistance Center
Cinnamon King, Manager
Augustana College, 2001 S. Summit Avenue
Room SS-29A
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
TEL:  605/330-4264
FAX:  605/330-4266
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This office covers the Minnesota counties of:  Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Lincoln, Pipestone, and Rock

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Mexico Trade Mission 2018
Sun Feb 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
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