The U.S. plastics industry is facing unprecedented global competition and cost pressures that have substantially altered the operating environment for many plastics companies. International trade is an important and growing element of PLASTICS members' operations as they seek to retain and enhance their competitive positions both domestically and abroad.

Consistent with our International Trade Policy, PLASTICS stands ready to assist members with international trade inquiries and actively works to promote the trade interests of PLASTICS members in a multitude of forums, including: 

Useful Links & Resources:

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation    
European Union – The U.S. Government’s Export Portal
U.S. Commercial Service 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
U.S. Department of Commerce    
U.S. Department of Treasury
U.S. Export-Import Bank    
U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means   
U.S. International Trade Commission 
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance    
U.S. Trade Representative
World Trade Organization