Breaking Into the Trade Game: A Small Business Guide to Exporting
Contents: making the connection; identifying international markets; foreign market entry; the export transaction; export financing; transporting goods internationally; strategic alliances & foreign investment opportunities. Includes an exporter's directory section consisting of: small business development centers; international trade contacts in other Federal agencies; state government international trade resources; foreign embassies in the U.S.; multilateral development organizations; chambers of commerce & international trade organizations; publications & information sources; international calling codes; & glossary.
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Page 181 - The Service carries out its tasks through its network of agricultural counselors, attaches, and trade officers stationed overseas and its US -based team of analysts, marketing specialists, negotiators, and other professionals.
Page 310 - Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States
Page 123 - Is consistent with the economic interests of the United States and will not have a significant adverse effect on the US economy or US employment.
Page 114 - Declaration." I understand that civil and criminal penalties, including forfeiture and sale, may be imposed for making false or fraudulent statements herein, failing to provide the requested information or for violation of US laws on exportation (13 USC Sec.
Page 174 - TRADE (GATT); trade, commodity, and direct investment matters dealt with by international institutions such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations...
Page 116 - The packing list should either be included in or attached to the outside of a package in a waterproof envelope marked "packing list enclosed." The list is used by the shipper or forwarding agent to ascertain the total shipment weight and volume in addition to determining whether the correct cargo is being shipped. In addition, customs officials (both US and foreign) may use the list to check the cargo and assess import duties.
Page 114 - This form may be printed by private parties provided it conforms to the official form. For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, and local Customs District Directors. The "Correct Way to Fill Out the Shipper's Export Declaration
Page i - More than 99 percent of all businesses in the United States are small firms, which employ 57 percent of America's private work force. Between 1990 and 2005, small firms are expected to create about 66 percent of all new jobs.
Page 111 - The international freight forwarder acts as an agent for the exporter in moving cargo to the overseas destination. These agents are familiar with the import rules and regulations of foreign countries, methods of shipping, US government export regulations, and the documents connected with foreign trade. Freight forwarders can assist with an order from the start by advising the exporter of the freight costs, port charges, consular fees, cost of special documentation, and insurance costs as well as...