Economic Development

International Trade

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Connect with the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Exporting is easier than you think. Metro Atlanta offers a wealth of resources for local companies that wish to grow internationally. The Metro Atlanta Chamber can help you to identify the appropriate resources for your company’s international growth plans and determine the right next steps. It’s all a part of improving our already outstanding region and driving further development. Let’s grow together.

Certificates of Origin

Metro Atlanta Chamber has adopted the next generation eCert technology as our standard to process your Certificates of Origin. 

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Certificate of Free Sale

MAC can issue a Certificate of Free Sale for products manufactured and legally sold in the U.S. 

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Global Spending

$56T

Global Middle Class Consumption by 2030

The OECD estimates the world’s middle class will drive global consumption to $56 trillion by 2030, up from $21 trillion in 2010. Are you prepared to find global customers?

Source: Office of OECD, 2010

Consulates & Trade Offices

81

A Cross-Section of the World

Metro Atlanta is host to 81 global consulates and trade offices, making it one of the most internationally represented cities in the United States.

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

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In 2016...

Approximately 25%

Of the global security revenue market share is generated by Georgia companies, Technology Association of Georgia, 2016

One of the top 5

Tech talent markets in the nation, CBRE, 2017

#5

U.S. city for tech startups, Sungard Availability Services, 2016

Mobility & IoT

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things.

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In 2016...

#1

Mobile-friendly U.S. city, NerdWallet, 2016

#1

Metro area for network speed and data performance, RootMetrics, 2016

#5

State for Telecommunications services sector employment, CompTIA, 2016

Bioscience

Recognized as the Center for Global Health, Metro Atlanta is a powerful hub for the rapidly growing bioscience industry. The region is host to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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In 2015 & 2016...

Top 10

Best healthcare cities in the U.S., iVantage Health Analytics, 2015

#5

North American metro area for competitiveness in the life sciences industry, Conway Inc and Site Selection Magazine, 2015

#1 undergraduate & #2 graduate

Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering programs in the nation, Georgia Tech’s Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, U.S. News and World Report, 2016

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

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In 2015 & 2016...

Four

Of Gartner’s Top 25 Global Supply Chains are run out of metro Atlanta, Gartner, 2016

#1

Industrial Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs in the nation, Georgia Tech’s H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), U.S. News and World Report, 2016

#4

North American metro area for competitiveness in the transportation and logistics industry, Conway Inc. and Site Selection magazine, 2015

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Technology

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

In 2016...

Approximately 25%

Of the global security revenue market share is generated by Georgia companies, Technology Association of Georgia, 2016

One of the top 5

Tech talent markets in the nation, CBRE, 2017

#5

U.S. city for tech startups, Sungard Availability Services, 2016

Learn More
Mobility & IoT

Mobility & IoT

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things.

In 2016...

#1

Mobile-friendly U.S. city, NerdWallet, 2016

#1

Metro area for network speed and data performance, RootMetrics, 2016

#5

State for Telecommunications services sector employment, CompTIA, 2016

Learn More
Bioscience

Bioscience

Recognized as the Center for Global Health, Metro Atlanta is a powerful hub for the rapidly growing bioscience industry. The region is host to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In 2015 & 2016...

Top 10

Best healthcare cities in the U.S., iVantage Health Analytics, 2015

#5

North American metro area for competitiveness in the life sciences industry, Conway Inc and Site Selection Magazine, 2015

#1 undergraduate & #2 graduate

Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering programs in the nation, Georgia Tech’s Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, U.S. News and World Report, 2016

Learn More
Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

In 2015 & 2016...

Four

Of Gartner’s Top 25 Global Supply Chains are run out of metro Atlanta, Gartner, 2016

#1

Industrial Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs in the nation, Georgia Tech’s H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), U.S. News and World Report, 2016

#4

North American metro area for competitiveness in the transportation and logistics industry, Conway Inc. and Site Selection magazine, 2015

Learn More