The Federation of International Trade Associations
FITA, founded in 1984, fosters international trade by strengthening the role of local, regional, national and global associations that have an international mission. FITA provides resources, benefits and services to the international trade community and useful tools to help you do business globally.
The 450,000+ organizations that are linked to FITA through their membership in a FITA member association represent a broad cross-section of the international trade and business community: manufacturers, trading companies, contractors, freight forwarders, custom house brokers, airlines, shipping companies, port authorities, banks, insurance brokers and underwriters, associations and a wide range of service providers including telecommunications companies, law firms and consultants.
FITA provides a comprehensive searchable database of International Trade Web Resource.
Over 8000 links to International Trade / Import-Export Web sites are annotated and indexed.
Below is a list of the main categories of this database.
Business Directories and Trade Information Business Management
Business Publications Export Credit and Trade Insurance
Cultural Issues Direct Investment
Documentation Glossaries of World Trade Terms
Governments & Multi-National Organizations Government Procurement
Import & Export Consulting & Resources International Finance, Letters of Credit & Investment
International Franchising International Market Research
International Trade Associations including Chambers of Commerce International Trade Blogs, Podcasts and Forums
International Transportation & Logistics Language & Translations
Legal Resources for International Business Multi-National Trading Areas
Other International Trade Portals Product Licensing
Software for International Trade Business Operations Standards, Codes and Miscellaneous
Starting in Importing and Exporting Supplier Evaluation
Trade and Economic Statistics Trade Issues
Trade Compliance and Security
Trade Shows and Events