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Industry & Manufacturing

USTR's Office of Small Business, Market Access, and Industrial Competitiveness (SBMAIC) is the USTR office responsible for manufactured goods trade policy and addressing market access, competitiveness, and small business issues facing U.S. exports of manufactured goods.

The SBMAIC office serves as a focal point for tackling key tariff and non-tariff barriers and developing creative approaches to minimizing future barriers and divergences through regulatory cooperation and leverage the broad expertise of USTR's regional and functional offices and taps into key resources of the wider interagency process, . The SBMAIC office also leads USTR's trade policy efforts to address the challenges facing smaller exporters and promote the global export opportunities that these businesses need to create jobs here in the United States.