The National Export Initiative (NEI), upon which the Kentucky Export Initiative is loosely based, is
a plan to strengthen the U.S. economy. It focuses on the support that small and medium-sized
businesses need in order to begin and increase export activity.
The National Export Initiative will focus particularly on new and one-market exporters, helping them
to explore new markets, form strategic relationships, and sell their products and services overseas.
With the right assistance, more companies can leverage exporting to grow larger, pay good wages, and
continue to innovate as they access new segments of the world’s buyers.
The new Export Promotion Cabinet will oversee the goal to double U.S. exports in the next five
years by focusing on the following eight priorities:
For more information about the National Export Initiative, the Export Promotion Cabinet, and
each of these priorities, please click on the links below: