Welcome to Metro Trading Association!

Metro Trading Association is the oldest trade association in the Great Lakes Region. MTA is here to help your business improve cash flow, reduce inventory and increase profits through bartering. It’s our top priority to fulfill your personal and business bartering needs. As the Midwest’s leading organized barter service, MTA has concentrated on building a strong barter economy for its members. Through our association with the International Reciprocal Trade Association and the National Association of Trade exchanges, we can access tens of thousands of businesses worldwide. Since it’s inception in 1978, MTA is approaching more than a quarter of a billion dollars in transactions. MTA provides exceptional customer service and commitment to our members. We look forward to your success!


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How to Navigate the Website

You can use this website to find out why Metro Trading is right for you. You can also login to your account.

World of Trading

Joining MTA is a simple, easy way to bring new customers to your business.

Swipe Technology

MTA uses the latest technology for making authorizations fast and easy.

How to Use the Mobile App

Metro Trading has a free mobile app available for Apple and Android devices.

World of Trading!

Bartering is a simple easy way to bring new customers to your business. When you join MTA, a new market of thousands of potential clients opens up to you.


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Reasons to Barter

There are lots of reasons we could provide you