State site aims to help companies with exports



Olympia — The Washington Small Business Development Center has launched an online export assistance portal for Washington small-business owners who want to explore and expand their international trade.

The no-cost portal includes an export readiness assessment, export resources, an interactive tool defining the trade process, and online training. This guide is designed as a resource for business owners doing some initial exploration and for those committed to moving forward in international markets.

The portal is at and can be used independently or as part of one-on-one consultations with a Washington SBDC international trade specialist.