Bureau of Economic Analysis
This division of the Dept. of Commerce offers a wide range statistics, facts and figures regarding the U.S. economy in all sectors.
Los Angeles Economic Development Corp.
Non-profit that provides excellent data and industry profiles and forecasts.
Los Angeles Export Center of the United States Department of Commerce
Assists Southern California companies in successfully selling products and services internationally. They offer customized services to assist U.S. companies locate representation in the international markets. They work directly with their overseas offices located in American embassies, consulates and trade centers.
Office of Textile & Apparel (OTEXA)
Continues to offer incentives and information to become an exporter. Start with the "How to Export" area.
Trade Rules & Regulations
Garment care label specs and a variety of other garment related consumer requirements are posted on Federal Trade Commission site.
An overview of importing and exporting issues related to the U.S. Customs Service. You will find links with information on duty rates, HTS, rulings and regulations, small importer, publications and forms.
U.S. International Trade Administration
Interactive trade and tarrif database.