International Trade

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ-123)

Located at the Denver International Airport (Port of Entry), Foreign-Trade Zone 123 was established on August 16, 1985. Designed to encourage value-added activity at U.S. facilities in competition with foreign alternatives by allowing delayed or reduced duty payments on foreign merchandise, FTZ-123 provides benefits to businesses located with a 60 mile radius or 90 minute drive-time of Denver International Airport. Businesses benefit from FTZ-123 through:
  • Relief from inverted tariffs
  • Duty exemption on re-exports
  • Duty elimination on waste, scrap, and yield loss
  • Weekly Entry Savings
  • Duty Deferrals
City and County of Denver
Office of Economic Development
201 West Colfax Avenue #907
Denver, CO 80202
720.913.1999 - Phone

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)

OEDIT’s International Division creates and retains jobs in the state by helping Colorado companies to expand and diversify their markets globally and by helping companies from abroad to learn the value of doing business here. 

Colorado Office of International Trade & Economic Development
1625 Broadway, Ste. 2700
Denver, Colorado 80202
303.892.3840 - Phone
303.892.3848 - Fax

World Trade Center Denver

The World Trade Center Denver facilitates international trade by educating, serving and connecting businesses in the Rocky Mountain region to our global network of 330 World Trade Center in 100 countries.

The mission of the World Trade Center Denver has evolved around four key service areas:
  • Educate members on how to expand their business in the global marketplace
  • Connect members with one another locally and globally through networking events, roundtable discussions, educational programs, conferences, and technology
  • Inform members of available resources, news, trade information, and international business success
  • Advocate to lawmakers at the federal, state and local level for sound policies that support the existing international business community while positioning the region as a key global business center
World Trade Center Denver
1625 Broadway, Ste. 680
Denver, Colorado 80202
303.592.5760 - Phone
303.592.5228 - Fax

US Export Assistance Center

The U.S. Export Assistance Center is staffed by professionals from the SBA, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, and other public and private organizations. Together, their mission is to provide the help you need to compete in today's global marketplace. The Colorado U.S. Export Assistance Center is your one-stop shop, designed to provide export assistance for your small- or medium-sized business.

U.S. Export Assistance Center - Denver
Office of International Trade, SBA
1999 Broadway, Suite 2205
Denver, CO 80202
303.844.6622 - Phone
202.481.0540 - Fax