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Weak dollar, strong sales

This story appears in the January 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Small exporters benefit when the dollar is weak since it makes their goods significantly cheaper and more competitive abroad. So how can you take advantage of a falling dollar? Contact the U.S. Commercial Service for low-cost export assistance, says Mary Joyce, network director of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Midwest Export Assistance Centers. "They can help you through the entire export process, including finding qualified buyers."

The U.S. Commercial Service's major thrust is to help small businesses crack overseas markets and gain ground on exports priced in dollars against a broad range of currencies. "It's not a question of whether you should go global; it's a question of when. Now is a very favorable time," says Joyce.

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