Your local business-to-business trade exchange

CTE members utilize our growing network of qualified businesses and services to save money, move excess capacity, convert downtime into productivity, reward employees, save cash and increase buying power.


CTE: the LEADER in trade

Carolina Trade Exchange (CTE) is a locally owned and operated business-to-business trade exchange in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

Consider the following:

  • CTE won “Best of Charlotte 2011” for Trade and Barter Exchanges from the US Commerce Magazine in 2012.
  • Owner John Kucera was recognized by Southern Business Leader Magazine as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs for 2012.
  • Carolina Trade Exchange was selected to join the National Association of Trade Exchanges and is currently the only trade/barter exchange in the metro Charlotte area to ever have and carry this prestigious award.
  • Carolina Trade Exchange has also been featured in articles in the Dallas Morning Herald and The Charlotte Observer.
  • CTE is also the only trade exchange in the area to be accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and currently holds an “A” rating.
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