Alabama International Trade Center (William R. Bennett – AITC)
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0396
The Alabama International Trade Center (AITC), based at The University of Alabama, is a leading center for international trade research, education, and training in the state for existing industries. Its mission is to increase the level of international trade activity throughout Alabama, fostering the development and expansion of the state’s economy. The AITC is an original “Forestry TEAM” member.
AITC specializes in serving small and medium sized companies and working one-on-one to help firms sell and compete in foreign markets. The Center also supports state and local agencies by initiating joint trade projects, researching state industries, and targeting foreign countries. AITC operates as a federal-state partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and is an institutional member of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium.