City of Jacksonville


International Trade

Jacksonville Sister Cities Association

Jacksonville has a Sister City program that serves as the city's connection to people, businesses and governments around the world. Jacksonville currently has eight sister cities that include: Bahia Blanca, Argentina; Curitiba, Brazil; Changwon City, Korea; Murmansk, Russia; Nantes, France; Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa; San Juan, Puerto Rico and Yingkou, China and three friendship cities in China that include: Ningbo, Shaoxing and Suzhou.

The goal of Sister Cities is to promote cultural understanding, foster educational exchanges and stimulate economic development between Jacksonville and our international cities. More information can be found at


International trade is big business at JAXPORT, where companies can take advantage of Foreign Trade Zone #64 and save money on tariffs and duties. JAXPORT's top trading partners include Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Colombia, Canada and Bahamas. In addition, JAXPORT also handles 85 percent of all U.S. trade with Puerto Rico. More information can be found at

International Trade Leads

U.S. Trade Lead Database