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Exporting makes more sense now than ever before. It' a great way to expand your customer base and increase sales, but it is also undeniably more complicated than selling in the US. And, exporting introduces many new challenges. A Basic Guide to Exporting, from the International Trade Administration, addresses these issues head-on, providing the information you need to begin selling overseas with confidence. You can download the entire 239-page PDF book at right, or to check out a specific chapter, click a button at below.
A Basic Guide to Exporting includes the following topics: The World Is Open for Your Business, Developing an Export Strategy, Sample Outline of an Export Plan, Developing an Export Marketing Plan, Export Advice, Export Methods and Channels, Choosing a Foreign Representative or Distributor, Finding Qualified Overseas Buyers, International Technology Licensing and Joint Ventures, Preparing Your Product for Export, Exporting Services, International Legal Considerations, E-Exporting Tools, Shipping Your Product Overseas, International Pricing, Export Quotations, and International Sales Terms, International Payment Methods, Financing Export Transactions, International Business Travel, Selling Overseas, Rules of Origin for Free Trade Agreements. This website has been funded in part by the U.S. Commercial Service. Copyright (c) All Rights Reserved by the District Export Council of Georgia. Photo above:: Fotolia_47136361_Subscription_XL . All reports are public domain documents. *ITA - International Trade Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce