Import & Export Business

In a global economy, there's money to be made in importing and exporting products from one country to another. We'll show you how to start and grow a profitable import/export business.
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What to Think About for an Export Marketing Plan
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Choosing Your Form of Organization
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Tips for Developing an Import and Export Business Plan
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Learn How Technology Helps Businesses Go Global
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14 Tempting Incentives for Importing/Exporting
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Should My Company Export Products Directly to Its Customers?
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Here's How to Enter a Foreign Market Through Licensing
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Read This Guide for Key Insights into International Franchising
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Indirect Exporting
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Don't Take That Bribe!
10 Secrets to Managing a Successful Blog
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Develop a Market in Japan and Build Harmony With Japanese Customers
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Discover the Benefits of Developing a Global Marketing Strategy
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What You Need To Know About Service as a Dynamic Export Option
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Importance of Delivering on Your Promises in the Global Marketplace
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Do You Know How to Create a Global Brand?
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50+ Questions to Ask an Overseas Distributor
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These Steps Can Help You Determine If a Foreign Company Is Legit
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How to Find Importing Wholesalers for Your Product Line Overseas
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Competitive Pricing For Import and Export Markets
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The Gold Key Service: How to Find Customers the World Over
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What Is Contract Manufacturing?
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Eleven Questions a Logistics Specialist Will Ask
Learn About Break Bulk and Container Loading - International Shipments
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Find out How to Prepare Packaged Goods for Overseas Delivery
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What You Need to Know About International Shipping Terms
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How to Mark Your Product Effectively for Export
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Here's a Helpful Checklist to Expedite Clearance of Goods on Imports
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China's New Import Regulations
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Learn About CETA, the EU-Canada Trade Deal, and the Benefits
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Here Are the Steps to Getting an International Import License
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Tips on Whether a Product Requires an Export License
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The Importance of Country of Origin Certificates
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What You Should Know About Foreign Trade Regulations
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How to Set up a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) in Four Easy Steps
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How to Avoid Common Pitfalls of the Importing and Exporting Process
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The Complexities and Legalities of World Parallel Importing
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Script Template for Communication to Product Manufacturers
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Approaching a Foreign Company For Importing
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How to Become an Import or Export Middleman
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How to Make Global Sourcing a Success for Your Business
How to Find a Supplier for the Product You Want to Import
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The Common Mistakes Made Importing Cosmetics to the USA
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How to Hire a Good Customs Broker to Help With U.S. Customs
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Things to Know Before Starting an Import/Export Business
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How to Select a Product to Import
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Insurance Coverage Needed to Cover Export Shipments
Exporting: How it works
The Important Components to an Export Sale for Overseas Customers
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What You Need to Know About Working With an International Distributor
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Choose Profitable Products to Export
How to Develop Best Export Pricing Strategies
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What Is Countertrade?
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Here Are the Differences of Spot vs. Forward Foreign Exchange Trading
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6 Ways That You Can Save Money Importing
How U.S. Companies Should Pay Overseas Suppliers
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Use an Escrow to Hold Money in International Transactions
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Factors to Consider When Choosing an Import Payment Method
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Things to Know About Becoming a Customs Broker
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What Is a Commercial Export Invoice?
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Things to Know About Inspection Certificates