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The Guide to Doing Business With the Department of State is designed to familiarize small businesses with the Department's procurement process. It is intended to assist those firms seeking to do business with identifying business opportunities with the Department. The Guide is maintained by the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). The Guide covers:

  • Procurement and acquisition policy.
  • Briefing memorandum.
  • Listing of Federal Government agencies.
  • Potential business opportunities through subcontracting with the Department's prime contractors.
  • Contacts for trade and investment related issues.
  • Other government publications and topics of interests.


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