New Jersey District Export Council – New Jersey’s Voice for Global Trade
The New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC) provides local leadership in international trade through its 30+ member council of international trade veterans and experts, all appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
The District Export Council: collaborates with New Jersey businesses, public and private sector groups to stimulate economic growth through trade and investment; advocates for a well-informed public and political dialogue about global business in New Jersey; prepares New Jersey to be a “global ready” State; and supports the New Jersey U.S. Commercial Service Offices (Lawrenceville and Newark), a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The mission of the District Export Council is supported through activities such as:
NJDEC members are leaders from the local business community whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms. NJDEC currently has representatives from academic institutions; government offices; law and accounting firms; and the banking, manufacturing, computer, and high-tech industries.
For more information about NJDEC or any questions about international business, please register with our site, or contact the NJDEC Executive Secretary. Susan.Widmer@trade.gov