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World Trade Center New Orleans COVID-19 Business Resources

At the World Trade Center New Orleans, we work to make your business Trade Resilient.

We provide support and advice to help you navigate ever-changing global markets along with the business issues that can impact you. The links below will provide you with valuable solutions.

A Message to our Clients on behalf of the World Trade Center New Orleans

Dear Louisiana International Business Partners,

Until further notice the World Trade Center New Orleans website will provide the resources link below focused on COVID-19. This page will provide our valued businesses with information and resources that will provide solutions as we work through the challenges created by COVID-19.

The World Trade Center will remain open and available to help you during this trying time. Our team will monitor this page and provide updates as soon as we receive new information. In addition, our main office line is open 24/7 at (504) 529-1601.

On a final note the health of your business is important, however, what matters most is your health and that of your loved ones. Please take care, use common sense and stay healthy.

We remain with you and we are in this together.

Ed Webb
World Trade Center New Orleans

The WTCNO team will continually update this list as new informaiton is provided.

Resources from WTCNO and Partner Programs

COVID-19 Action Plan Policy

Employer’s Guide to the Coronavirus

Opening Up America

Business Recovery Plan

Business Resources

JETRO’s Third Quick Business Survey: Summary of Responses of Japanese Companies in the United States (April 28-30, 2020)

JETRO Houston: COVID-19 Survey Result – Video

LED Resources for Impacted Businesses


EXIM – Bridge Financing Program: (Foreign buyers of capital equipment that need longer-term repayment terms.)

EXIM – Pre-Delivery/Pre-Export Financing Program: (US entities with medium or long term payment terms with international buyers under contract.)

EXIM – Supply Chain Financing Guarantee Program: (Exporters of US goods and their foreign affiliates.)

EXIM – Working Capital Guarantee Program: (Exporters (both direct AND indirect) of US goods and services.)

COVID Manufacturers Resource Hub

Louisiana Based Resources

List of Exempt Businesses

LED Small Loan Guaranty Program