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How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How can you locate goods you'd like to import to sell to markets here in the United States? Here are six ways to track down the products you're hoping to sell in the U.S.
The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.
How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export 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.
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Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business

How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business

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.
Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

President Obama moved to reduce bureaucratic processes from ‘days to minutes’ for small and medium-sized businesses who export American-made goods and services.
Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work.
Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies

Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies

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.
Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty

Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty

The charter for the Export-Import Bank is set to expire at the end of May without Congressional action.
10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses

10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses

A look at a range of export opportunities, as well as challenges, for companies seeking growth beyond their home borders.
Three Ways to Export into New Markets

Three Ways to Export into New Markets

How three entrepreneurs overcame challenges when exploring global markets, and what you can learn from them.
A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

From avoiding corruption to navigating cultural differences, here are eight resources to help your small business go global.
Five Tips for Getting Started in Exporting

Five Tips for Getting Started in Exporting

Between connecting with foreign buyers and wading through complicated tariffs, exporting can be tough. Here's how to ease the process.
Six Ways to Ease Exporting

Six Ways to Ease Exporting

Simple steps to help steer your shipments through bureaucratic red tape and complex tax laws

How to Maximize Your Export Profits

Learn 3 ways to save when dealing with foreign goods.

Import FAQs

These Q & As will help you learn the key steps in importing.

Government Export-Import Resources

If you're interested in international business, find out how these sites can help.
How to Start an Import/Export Business

How to Start an Import/Export Business

From importing exotic fashions to exporting light fixtures, the international trade business will take you all over the world and into all product niches.

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