Gateway to Government Funded Services and Financing for the International Trade Community

Whether you are a major corporation or an individual who has a concept that you want to develop, the Center for International Trade Development (CITD) has many resources to introduce your products and services into the global economy. The purpose of this brochure is to familiarize you with the 20-Hour Keystone Program, the E-Commerce Storefront Program and the other CITD resources and personal assistance that can help your business grow.

The CITD was established in 1989. Currently, there are 14 CITD centers in California. The Torrance, California location was established in 1998 and is funded by a grant from the State of California.

CITD services and offers are tendered on a first come first served basis subject to availability. Services are provided free of charge, except for nominal fees for materials and other costs. Events, services and offers are subject to change without prior notice. For your convenience, reserve early and confirm availability at least one day before any event, service or offer sought.

Call (310) 381-0577 to participate!

CITD's Mission & Goals

CITD's mission is to advance California's economic growth and global competitiveness through quality work force improvement, technology deployment, and business development. CITD's goals are to coordinate a community based response to meet statewide work force needs, to develop innovative solutions for new industries, to promote international trade, to encourage California's New Media and Internet based business and to develop strategic public/private partnerships.