What’s next for your business? There is a world of opportunity for your company to expand beyond U.S. borders. If you aren’t sure how to start exporting, the Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service can help walk you through it. Each year, thousands of U.S. companies turn to them to leverage their global trade expert network in more than 100 U.S. cities and 75 countries.
This past March we published a blog article on the U.S. Commercial Service’s “How to Export” videos with the purpose of helping businesses quickly undertsand how to get started with exporting. Since then, two new additional videos have been realesed which reveal great information on how to make the export sale and how to navigate foreign markets successfully.
The first four “How To Export” vidoes in the series include information to help you understand how to prepare your business for exporting, how to plan your market entry strategy, how to find foreign buyers and more importantly, how to get paid and finance your transactions. The newest two vidoes are explained below:
Discover what you need to know about making the export sales and getting your product out into overseas markets. It covers how to prepare you product for export, an introduction to free trade agreements, shipping basics, pricing and quotations and export documentation.
Once the sale is through, a business has to ensure they protect themselves (and their intellectual property) while understanding how to travel and interact with people from other cultures.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) works closely with the U.S. Commercial Service and we help small businesses by providing finance solutions to help you mitigate foreign risk while helping you close the deal faster. For more information on our programs, click on the link below to set up a free consultation with an EXIM Bank specialist in your local area!