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4: Costing and Pricing

(Runtime: 23:26 minutes)

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A costing exercise to see if you can price compete overseas

In this session we will consider how your final sales price is affected by the costs associated with moving your goods overseas --- factors like land and sea freight charges, customs duties, taxes, fees, and insurance.

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Dimitris Kloussiadis, who teaches this session, is Senior International Business Consultant with the Georgia SBDC International Trade Center. He has over 28 years' experience in international business, in both the public and private sectors. While in the private sector, he established an extensive network of international distributors and dealers in the Middle East and North African markets. Earlier in his career he owned an import business which marketed European and Asian products to US architectural and construction firms, and to major US department stores. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Louisiana, and an M.B.A. in International Business from Georgia State University. He is also a Certified Global Business Professional.

Sub-topics in this webinar include: export logistics costs, freight forwarder services, Incoterms (EXW or Ex Works, FOB, CFR, CIF, DDP), tariff rates, import taxes, landed costs, customs broker fees, export product modification costs, export packaging costs, and export marketing costs.

Links to supporting material:  Presentation Handouts and Transcripts, Customs Duty Calculator