What International Trade Means for Maine
- International trade, including exports and imports, supports 180,500 Maine jobs – more than 1 in 5 in the state.
- Maine’s trade-related employment grew jobs grew 26% from 2004 to 2014, compared to just 0.4% growth in Maine’s total employment.
(Source: “How Maine’s Economy Benefits from International Trade & Investment” report from Business Roundtable)
STEP Financial Assistance Awards
STEP Financial Assistance Awards provide reimbursements to eligible Maine companies toward specified costs associated with: business matchmaking services, trade show participation, and export skills and compliance training.
Growing your Maine business globally pays – up to $8,500 per year!