News and Articles About Exporting
Free trade agreements and millions of newly prosperous overseas consumers have opened large foreign markets to even the smallest companies.
Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.
As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
Because exports give the U.S. economy a big charge, government agencies are happy to help you sell just about anything to foreign markets. Here are the government resources available to you.
Are your products often just sitting on a dock on the bay? Get them across the border more quickly with these tips from shipping experts.
Large multinational companies have entire teams dedicated to mitigating the risk that comes with doing business internationally. Here is what small-business owners can do to protect against currency fluctuations.
If you are looking to grow revenue, one option is to look for new markets abroad.
Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
Here are five recommendations for small businesses that need to ship things abroad this holiday season.
Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.
In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.
The charter for the Export-Import Bank is set to expire at the end of May without Congressional action.
A look at a range of export opportunities, as well as challenges, for companies seeking growth beyond their home borders.
Being a woman and an entrepreneur has its benefits, but there are also a number of challenges. Here, the SBA answers your burning questions about how to best overcome them.
How three entrepreneurs overcame challenges when exploring global markets, and what you can learn from them.
From avoiding corruption to navigating cultural differences, here are eight resources to help your small business go global.
Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.
To avoid costly blunders, business owners should consider these guidelines when mailing their products to customers.
Follow these steps to help steer clear of some of the most common shipping errors.
Between connecting with foreign buyers and wading through complicated tariffs, exporting can be tough. Here's how to ease the process.
A free online filing system makes your mandatory paperwork a breeze.