Global Agencies and Trade Groups

Asociacion Nacional de Productores de Autobuses, Camiones y Tractocamiones, A.C. 

The Asociacion Nacional de Productores de Autobuses, Camiones y Tractocamiones, A.C. (ANPACT) provides its bus and truck manufacturer members with statistical data relating to the Mexican market. It also produces the Expotransporte which is considered the most complete show of trucks and buses in Mexico and Latin America.

Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association 

The Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA) represents the interests of the road transport industry in Australia, providing advice and support to members, regulatory agencies and other industry organizations on issues pertaining to heavy vehicle operations.

Bureau of Industry and Security 

The U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) aims to advance U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by ensuring an effective export control and treaty compliance system and promoting continued U.S. strategic technology leadership. The BIS offers export training seminars online and on-site where you can learn from experienced U.S. government officials about export control practices, regulations, procedures, and more.

Canadian Transportation Equipment Association 

The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) serves commercial truck and trailer vehicle manufacturers, their dealers, distributors, component manufacturers and service providers in the Canadian marketplace. The CTEA offers programs and services related to Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, and serves foreign manufacturers seeking help to export their Canadian-compliant products into Canada.

Central Intelligence Agency 

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) collects foreign intelligence to assist the president and senior advisors in making decisions for national security.

A product from the CIA is The World Factbook, which contains information on every country in the world, with details regarding their economy and government.

European Automobile Manufacturers' Association 

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) represents the interests of  Europe-based automobile, truck and bus manufacturers.

The ACEA website offers an abundance of information regarding these countries' statistics, regulations, and environmental initiatives.

 International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers 

The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) is composed of  national trade associations around the world, including all major automobile manufacturing countries.

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. 

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) is a non-profit organization composed of manufacturers of passenger cars, trucks, buses, and motorcycles in Japan.

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders 

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), an organization located in the U.K., represents the automotive industry at a national, European and global level across a range of issues from environment, legislation, safety and security, to education and the economy.

U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency 

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is one of the Department of Homeland Security's largest and most complex divisions. This agency provides border security and facilitates international trade and travel.

U.S. Department of State 

The U.S. Department of State website details information on every country in the Western Hemisphere, including listing the U.S. Ambassador for each country, Background Notes (Fact Sheet), and the Library of Congress Country Study.

 World Trade Centers Association 

The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to global trade expansion and promoting international business relationships.

This organization offers members up-to-date trade and market research information, details on new trade opportunities (posted online), trade shows, and business and education services.