How MAC Can help American Companies
When an American company experiences a trade-related problem abroad, Market Access and Compliance (MAC) experts use a variety of tools to achieve a resolution, tailoring the approach to the company’s needs. These problems can range from short-term issues, such as getting a product through customs, to longer-term, systemic challenges, like a foreign government reserving its entire renewable energy sector for domestic firms.
The process starts when an American company reports a trade barrier through our online form, with a call to (202) 482-1191, or an e-mail describing the problem, its impact on the company’s ability to export and the desired resolution.
After receiving the background information, through its Trade Agreements Compliance Program (TACP), MAC will assemble a coordinated team from across the U.S. government to work on the problem. This team will develop and implement an action plan, utilizing MAC’s experience and contacts within the foreign country’s government, regional governance bodies, and international organizations. If MAC’s team can’t resolve the problem, they will partner with USTR to pursue formal enforcement action.
MAC has successfully resolved problems for hundreds of American companies – at no cost to the company.
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