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Frequently Asked Questions

About Us

Who is WUSATA?

WUSATA is a non-profit that works with the 13 western states and the USDA to help agribusinesses export their goods overseas. Learn more by reading our About Us page.

Where does WUSATA get funding?

WUSATA receives funds from the USDA's Market Access Program (MAP) that they pass on to U.S. Suppliers. Learn more about our History and our FundMatch Program pages.

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My WUSATA Accounts

Why should I sign up for an account?

Once you create an account, there are additional resources and services available to you, including personalized Trade Leads, Educational Resources, and registering for domestic and international Events.

Are there any costs or obligations if I create an account?

No, there are no fees or costs with signing up for an account. WUSATA will never sell or rent your company or personal information. You can opt out of communications at any time by visiting your personal Account Settings or Company Settings (if you are a primary user).

What information is needed to create an account?

WUSATA needs general information about your business including:

  • Where the company is located
  • If products meet the 50% U.S. Agricultural content requirement
  • Contact information for the company and individual creating the account
  • and your product information

Ready to get started? Sign up for an account.

What if I have other staff members that need accounts?

No problem! After the initial person creates an account, the system will search for your company name for any other users that create an account, making creating accounts for additional staff members quick an easy!

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Do I Qualify?

Is my company too small to fit in with WUSATA's programs?

Over 90% of our participants have 10 or fewer employees! We have specifically designed our programs to work for smaller businesses. Schedule a Strategy Session with us to learn more!

What other requirements are there for creating an account?

  • Be headquartered in one of the 13 western states (AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, or WY)
  • Products must be at least 50% U.S. grown by weight, excluding water and packaging
  • Company needs to be legally licensed and operating in the U.S. for at least one year
  • Company must either own a brand or have the exclusive right to represent the brand

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Is Exporting Right for My Company?

Exporting seems really difficult. Is this true?

We understand, it seems overwhelming when thinking about exporting to other countries. WUSATA's programs are designed to help you learn about foreign markets with Export Education, then start meeting potential buyers with our sponsored inbound missions, and eventually attend outbound missions overseas. We are here to help in every step of the process, and can help take the stress out of taking your first steps towards meeting exporting goals.

Traveling overseas seems scary since I do not know the language or customs of other countries. Will I be doing this alone?

Absolutely not! WUSATA has decades of experience traveling to other countries and will be happy to share this experience with you. WUSATA also attends many events overseas, so we will be there to help you in any way we can. There will also be numerous participants attending events from your area that we can introduce you to.

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