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Van Andel Global Trade Center is your connection to federal, state, and local resources. We are committed to getting businesses the assistance they need to help their business succeed; whether it be state or federal funding through programs such as EXIM Bank or MEDC's State Trade Expansion Program; Import/ Export Compliance assistance with How-To Guidebook Publications; or talent searches by posting to our International Job Board and more. Van Andel Global Trade Center offers businesses the following services:
State Trade Expansion Program
Van Andel Global Trade Center is the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Regional Export Network Host for West Michigan! Learn More About State Trade Expansion Program.
This technical series of "How-to Guidebooks" provide practical solutions to the international trade community. Learn More About How-to Guidebooks.
Kent-Ottawa-Muskegon Foreign-Trade Zone
In 1999, Van Andel Global Trade Center became the grantee administrator of the Kent-Ottawa-Muskegon Foreign-Trade Zone. Learn More About Kent-Ottawa-Muskegon Foreign-Trade Zone.
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Since 2005, Van Andel Global Trade Center is the designated representative of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) for Michigan. Connecting Michigan exporters with access to information and assistance on the export finance programs available through Ex-Im Bank. Learn more about Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Worldwide Credit Reports
Van Andel Global Trade Center is pleased to offer worldwide credit reports to assist you in evaluating operations, stability and profitability of those you are working with. Request a Credit Report.