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Foreign Trade Representatives

men shaking hands in front of shipping cranesYour Washington State Department of Commerce trade specialist can connect you to our team of foreign trade representatives in Europe, China, India, Taiwan, Mexico and Japan.

These country specialists work to further the interests of Washington State businesses in foreign markets and can help your business to:

  • Connect your business with buyers and distributors
  • Understand foreign distribution channels
  • Develop a country-appropriate pricing strategy
  • Assist with legal, logistical or financial issues that arise with your export business
  • Plan for in-market personnel and financial commitments
  • Advocate on your behalf 
Commerce provides these services at no charge, except in Taiwan, Mexico and Japan where modest fees apply. For help reaching our representatives, please contact the Commerce trade specialist for your industry, as listed below:


Isabelle De Wulf 206-256-6143

Clean Technology & Advanced Manufacturing

Andrew Crowder 206-256-6140

Information & Communication Technology

Rob Fiddick 206-256-6141

Life Sciences & Global Health

Julie Bennion 206-256-6132

Consumer Products, Education & Professional Services

Julie Monahan 206-256-6147

For industries not included above, please contact us at 206-256-6100.



“Relationships are critical when doing business in China, especially government relations. The Department of Commerce has been instrumental in introducing MulvannyG2 Architecture to important government contacts leading to numerous successful projects in China.”

Ming Zhang, Senior Partner
MulvannyG2 Architecture  



















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