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Exports are Up -- Here's How to Get Your Share

Posted by Carol Tice | July 12, 2010

exports-are-up.jpgIn case you missed it, earlier this year the president announced the National Export Initiative, which has a goal of doubling U.S. exports in five years. Just four months later comes the initial report on the plan, which pumped billions into new funding and support staff trained to help businesses start or expand their export efforts -- especially small businesses.
Already, exports are up 17 percent. Here's how your business can ride the export wave to increased sales:

While questions remain about whether the nation's ports could really cope with twice the shipping volume, the initial trend toward more export is encouraging.
Are you planning to get into exporting, or to expand your exports? What barriers do you feel stand in your way? Leave a comment and let us know.