Weak dollar, strong sales
Small exporters benefit when the dollar is weak since it makestheir goods significantly cheaper and more competitive abroad. Sohow 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 MidwestExport Assistance Centers. "They can help you through theentire export process, including finding qualifiedbuyers."
The U.S. Commercial Service's major thrust is to help smallbusinesses crack overseas markets and gain ground on exports pricedin dollars against a broad range of currencies. "It's nota question of whether you should go global; it's a question ofwhen. Now is a very favorable time," says Joyce.
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