Export-import Theory, Practices, and Procedures

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Taylor & Francis, 2009 - Political Science - 677 pages

Export-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures is the first book on the market to truly serve the needs of the academic/professional audience, going beyond the usual soft coverage of international trade operations. Discussing theoretical issues in depth, such as the role of exports/imports in the global economy and pertinent regulatory and policy issues, this innovative text offers comprehensive explorations of import processes as well as export activities and incorporates the most relevant and current research information in these areas.

  • New to this edition are important discussions of trends in regional integration agreements, international transfer pricing, terms of sale, US export regulations, export financing programs, and more
  • Expanded coverage in this edition of topics such as taxation of international trade operations, export counseling, export channels of distribution, export sales contracts, transportation, import procedures and techniques and more

Other topics include:

  • Exploration of trade agreements such as the GATT/WTO, NAFTA, and the European Economic Community (EEC), and how they affect trade
  • In-depth treatment of investment and intellectual property policies, rules on government procurements, safeguard, and services of NAFTA
  • Documentation, risks, and different forms of insurance, as well as assessing the risks of foreign trade
  • Price setting in international trade, export sales contracts, exchange rates, methods of payment for exporting and importing goods, the benefits and theories of countertrade, the entry process for imports, and import relief to domestic industry

Export-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures, Second Edition combines an innovative conceptual and theoretical approach, a deep and broad analytical treatment, and an engaging and accessible presentation style to offer one of the most useful textbooks on the market for students and practitioners alike.

Further instructors' materials can be accessed via www.nova.edu/~seyoum

 

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Contents

A Brief History of International Trade
1
OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
5
EXPORT MARKETING AND STRATEGY
39
EXECUTING THE TRANSACTIONS
151
PAYMENT TERMS AND PROCEDURES
223
FINANCING TECHNIQUES AND VEHICLES
295
EXPORT REGULATIONS AND TAX INCENTIVES
345
IMPORT PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES
387
ExIm Bank Programs
537
Sample Export Business Plan Donga Michael Export Company
561
Sample Import Business Plan Otoro Import Company
567
Export Sales Contract Basic Clauses
573
Sample Distributorship Agreement
585
Sample Sales Representative Agreement
593
North American Free Trade Agreement
601
Trade Documents
619

Trading Opportunities in Selected Countries
479
Importing into the United States
521
Trade Profiles of Selected Nations 2004 Million US Dollars
531
Average Tariff Rates of Selected Countries 20022004
535

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About the author (2009)

Belay Seyoum, PhD, is Associate Professor of International Business Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he teaches a variety of courses in international business and economics. Prior to coming to Nova Southeastern, Dr. Seyoum taught international business at Concordia University and McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Seyoum has published four books as well as numerous articles in the area of international trade in several prestigious academic journals such as the International Business Review, the Journal of World Trade, Multinational Business Review, the International Trade Journal, the Columbia Journal of World Business, and the Journal of Global Business. He is recipient of the Fulbright Scholar award for 2007 and lives in Florida.

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