International Trade Overview
Entrepreneurs eager to explore new commercial avenues may wish to consider the international market. The import industry is a thriving sector of the American economy, with the export side also a strong performer.
The articles in this section offer a practical analysis of both the advantages and disadvantages of adding an international trade component to your company, as well as resources and guidelines for getting started.
International Trade Basics – This article takes a hard look at the demographics of international trade activities, cultural challenges and the general pros and cons of entering this arena.
Importing and Exporting – If you’re thinking of starting an import or export operation, refer to this article for tips on getting operations off the ground. Also included is a list of links to government and private organizations that specialize in international trade matters.