Import Export Business

The Basic Guide to Exporting

For American companies of all sizes, exporting to international buyers makes more sense now than ever before. A Basic Guide to Exporting, developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, addresses virtually every issue an exporter might face

2-Step Process to Marketing Your Import/Export Business

Find out how you can convince prospective clients that they have a product worth importing or exporting and that your company can be the one to help.

3 Types of Insurance You Need for Your Import/Export Business

Get the lowdown on the specific types of insurance you need to protect your import/export business.

Hiring the Perfect Sales Rep for Your Export Business

Finding the right person to represent your company overseas isn't hard if you follow our guide to finding, interviewing and hiring a sales rep.

4 Online Marketing Tactics to Advertise Your Import/Export Business

With these four methods, marketing your import-export business is just a click away.

The Major Players You'll Work With When Running an Import/Export Business

Before you dive in and launch an import/export business, find out just who and what agencies you'll need to work with to make your business a success.

FDA Bans Some Cilantro Imports After Finding Feces and Toilet Paper in Fields

The polarizing plant has been causing stomach illness outbreaks.

Kate Taylor

Iowa's Massive Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Mexico to Ban Imported Poultry, Eggs

Mexico is the largest buyer of U.S. chicken and one of several countries who have enacted restrictions over the last month.

Reuters

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

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

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

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.