Wednesday December 4, 2013
JETRO (www.jetro.org), a program run by the Japan External Trade Organization, is a non-profit government related organization established in 1958 to aid Japan's postwar export drive. They have six different branches located across the United States: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Their task is to find American companies with products that can be sold in Japan and to help them do it. What a gem!
Here's a look at some of the things that JETRO can do for you.
Read: How JETRO Aids Exports to Japan
Monday December 2, 2013
When deciding where to concentrate your sales efforts, a range of motivations comes into play. You might choose a market that intrigues you or offers a challenge, and then consider products that you might want to sell there. You will be visiting this market frequently and getting to know its people intimately, so, just as you should pick a product that will delight you for years to come, you should plan on importing/exporting to/from a country that delights and fascinates you.
The following article will help you think-through your foreign market entry approach and come up with a plan that both suits your passion and offers plenty of customers.
Read the entire article: Foreign Market Entry
Friday November 29, 2013
Are you seeking provocative business quotations about exporting for your blog, newsletter, white paper, presentation or e-commerce site? The following quotes, including one by Thomas L. Friedman, will cause people to stop and think more deeply about exporting goods and services around the world.
Read the entire feature: Provocative Quotes on Exporting Goods and Services
Wednesday November 27, 2013
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is a set of U.S. Government regulations that requires all manufacturers, exporters and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to be ITAR compliant. If your company falls under these categories, the following information will help answer some of your questions as to whether you need to become ITAR compliant and how to go about it.
Read: Are You ITAR Compliant?