Our History

The San Antonio MBDA Export Center provides Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with export growth and global facilitation services. Our mission is to help minority-owned enterprises succeed as exporters to countries that have free trade agreements with the U.S. in Latin America.

The San Antonio MBDA Export Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and operated by UTSA’s Institute for Economic Development (IED). The San Antonio MBDA Export Center is one of four MBDA Export Centers across the nation.

Featured Opportunities

Barite - 9, 000 MT ...

Barite - 9, 000 MT ...

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Tool Kits - Hand Tools

Tool Kits - Hand Tools

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Inter Urban Train Master Plan ...
Mining Tailing Deposits

Mining Tailing Deposits

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Wind Farm Construction - Multiple ...
Waste Treatment Plant

Waste Treatment Plant

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Pump Valves - Bottles

Pump Valves - Bottles

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Maritime Port Expansion - Modernization
Bentonite 5, 000 MT

Bentonite 5, 000 MT

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Hospital Construction - Multiple Services
Trigger Sprayers - Bottles

Trigger Sprayers - Bottles

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What They're Saying

Jay Yi
President
[Frozen Berry Yogurt - $24,000,000 Line of Credit]
The San Antonio MBDA Export Center has been very proactive in helping me understand the process of exporting, connect with American and Mexican trade organizations provide guidance in the international business development process. As a result, I signed our first international distributor in Mexico in May. They also introduce me to NOW account and assisted me in the application and renewal process. This tool has been tremendously useful for international transactions and will help me to free up cash flow.
Jaime Granados
Chief Operating Officer
[Serv Energy - $9,913,411 Exports of Diesel to Mexico]
The San Antonio MBDA Export Center and Business Center have been instrumental in Serv Energy’s growth domestically and abroad. We have received export consulting and support, including outreach and research on new business opportunities in Mexico and other countries in Latin America, introductions to private and government trade organizations in the USA, and introductions to private financing organizations. The Export Center and Business Center teams haven been very proactive supporting our company’s growth domestically and abroad.
Jorge Sanchez
President
[Thor Energy - $14,000,000 Construction Contract in Ecuador]
The MBDA Export Center supported me in preparing an agreement with the client in order to identify the points to negotiate and close the pre-engineering and being awarded the turnkey construction of a slaughterhouse in Ecuador. The MBDA office keeps providing me assistance for all the steps of the project.

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