Who We Are
The FTA was founded in 1919 by individuals who had the dream of establishing a force to represent the international trade community in Southern California for years to come. FTA has honored their foresight by remaining one of the regions most respected trade associations.
To promote, foster, and encourage international commerce and economic growth in Southern California and worldwide.Read More...
Why Join FTA
The FTA is the oldest organization promoting the growth of international trade in Southern California. It acts as an informative resource and networking center for its members, and monitors and advocates legislative issues on a state and federal level.
The membership is represented by a cross-section of major exporters, importers, manufacturers, customs brokers, freight forwarders, international bankers, attorneys and other prominent service industries.
Reflecting the diversity of our region's business community, FTA membership embraces a wide spectrum of firms and individuals involved directory or indirectly, in international trade. Today, the FTA membership spans the U.S. and our goal is to provide services to members around the world.
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