U.S. Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce’s mission is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity for all communities. Through its 13 bureaus, the Department works to drive U.S. economic competitiveness, strengthen domestic industry, and spur the growth of quality jobs in all communities across the country.


Its mission is to help U.S. Firms increase export sales and market share. Have commercial offices in 145 cities in 77 countries. International trade specialists offer assistance to businesses interested in exporting, assess a company’s export potential and provide one on-one counseling. A comprehensive range of export facilitation services are available including: identifying target markets, locating foreign representation, developing sales leads providing marketing assistance, industry reports and trade show information.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Revitalization

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Government Funding

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing

Legal Services

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Forming a Business
  • Labor Relations
  • Lease Review

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Obtaining Certification

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
Contact Information
Rosanna Masucci
130 South Elmwood Avenue
Suite 530
Buffalo, NY 14202