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The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter
Startup Kit

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
Startup Kit

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.
Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs
Legal Center

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

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Startups Eschew the Made in America Label
Growth Strategies

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.
Cindy Augustine
Thinking About Doing Business Internationally? Tips for Handling Multiple Currencies
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty
Growth Strategies

Small-Exporter Support Facing Uncertainty

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

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.
Gwen Moran
Three Ways to Export into New Markets
Growth Strategies

Three Ways to Export into New Markets

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

A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

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

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.
Diana Ransom
Six Ways to Ease Exporting
Growth Strategies

Six Ways to Ease Exporting

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