WTC San Diego’s Global Brief: July 2021

Each month, World Trade Center San Diego delivers the latest global news and updates straight to your inbox. In July 2021, here’s what you need to know about San Diego’s global trade, investment, and engagement:

WTCSD helps Funki Adventures secure COVID-19 relief

Through the Export Specialty Small Business Development Center at WTCSD, Funki Adventures secured nearly $10,000 in relief in EIDL and California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant funds. The funds helped Funki Adventures pivot to serve domestic customers and purchase enhanced cleaning equipment to keep the company open and operating safely.
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Export Finance: What your business should know

WTCSD joined experts from United States Small Business Administration (SBA), Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), and key lenders to discuss export finance resources for San Diego businesses. Here are three things your business should know about financing, resources, and important export partners.
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GCC recap: State of the global supply chain 

WTCSD recently convened its quarterly Global Competitiveness Council (GCC) to discuss supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19. While San Diego companies have a few more challenging months ahead, there is light at the end of the tunnel, especially in e-commerce.
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World Trade Center San Diego works directly with companies—free of charge—to help them expand internationally and grow in San Diego.

  • Export Specialty Center: For small companies interested in learning about exporting and international growth.
  • MetroConnect: For small and medium sized companies ready to export and grow internationally.

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