US Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce is a federal government agency dedicated to helping small-to-medium sized Idaho businesses realize their export potential. Our experienced staff of International Trade Specialists will help you:

  • identify and evaluate international partners
  • navigate international documentation challenges
  • create market entry strategies
  • other export related guidance

The U.S. Export Assistance Centers located in Boise is part of an international network of global professionals. We have 165 offices in 82 countries throughout the world.

Amy Benson in an invaluable resource for all Idaho exporters. She works with Idaho companies to help them develop and execute business strategies to expand their international sales. In 2013, Amy directly assisted Idaho companies in realizing over $21 million in export sales. Prior to her position in Idaho, Amy served in various positions with the U.S. Commercial Service in Washington D.C. and a three year assignment as a Foreign Service Officer for the American Institute in Taipei, Taiwan. Amy’s professional experience also includes serving as a Manager for Nortel Networks where she supported sales to major accounts. Amy holds a Master’s degree in International Transactions from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University.

US Commercial Service
Amy Benson

Amy Benson, Director
Phone: (208) 364-7791
Fax: (208) 334-2783
Email: amy.benson@trade.gov