The Kansas Department of Commerce is an economic development agency that serves individuals, businesses and communities. It provides work force training and community development services. The department operates business development, rural development, trade development, and travel and tourism divisions. The Kansas Department of Commerce also offers services and programs in the areas of agritourism development and agriculture loans. Its trade development division offers individualized counseling and expertise to various companies. In addition, the department works with entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Kansas Department of Commerce is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses. It also specializes in trade and export assistance solutions.