Tom Travis

Global Business expert Tom Travis is a managing partner of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., a leading international trade and customs law firm. He also serves as the chairman of Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services. He is also the author of the Amazon.com bestseller Doing Business Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Going Global .

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The Trade War That Wasn't

New restrictions on tire imports from China may not provoke the backlash expected.
Starting a Business

Importing Goods? Adhere to the Rules

Trade preferences can offer big duty savings, but mind the paperwork.
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Trusted Traders Affected by Enforcement Emphasis

Take these steps to ensure security of international imports and expedite processing.
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Compliance to New International Trade Rules

U.S. trade policy is changing. Are you ready?
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Trade Policy: The Road Ahead

Emerging trade policies contain a number of potential land mines that companies will have to watch out for, but Obama appears to be steering things in a positive direction.
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The Evolution of Protectionism

Have the effects of cross-border trade influenced U.S. policy in favor of protectionism?
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Trade Issues 2009: A Roundup

With a new administration, there's sure to be more changes to U.S. trade policy. Here are eight areas you should be paying particular attention to.
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Piling On: New Trade Data Requirements

In the name of security, new regulations affecting shipments to the U.S. are enacted. Importers need to learn how to cope.
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Get in on the Export Boom

Learn how to take the first step into foreign markets by developing an export compliance plan and determining which markets to enter.
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New Rules, New Headaches for Importers

New laws are affecting importing and exporting. They could impact your business.
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How to Maximize Your Export Profits

Learn 3 ways to save when dealing with foreign goods.
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Eliminate Middlemen and Save on U.S. Customs Duties

Importers to the U.S. should employ the First Sale Rule to reduce the effect of markups.
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Good News, Bad News as Customs Shifts Gears

The agency intends to improve trade facilitation, but enforcement could increase costs.
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Break Into the Global Marketplace

Preference programs and free trade agreements can provide strategic advantage.