International Markets

Ohio is the eighth-largest exporting state in the country, with merchandise exports valued at $49.1 billion in 2016.

If you’re interested in tapping the potential of this vibrant marketplace, the Community & Economic Development department is ready to help setup processes for importing and exporting internationally.

Montgomery County partners with several organizations, including the Miami Valley International Trade Association (MVITA), which educates businesses on best practices and works to promote the results. And the United States Department for Export Assistance, staffed by economists and experts in market intelligence and global expansion.

Dayton Council on World Affairs and Montgomery County worked together to create the Global Dayton Report which looks at the impact on foreign-born people to our community.  Report details are available (click here) to show the demographics of our region.  Whether people arrive for a short-term work project or decide to stay in the area, this population has a