Monthly Archives: June 2011

College Teachers Return to School to Learn About Exporting



By: Doug Barry, International Trade Administration Community college business instructors from 21 states received copies of the Basic Guide to Exporting, published by the International Trade Administration. The instructors attended a faculty development institute at the International Business Center, Michigan … Continue reading

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 2



  These videos are taken from a series of Export Videos produced jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. To view a complete list of all our videos, go to our … Continue reading

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 1



These videos are taken from a series of Export Videos produced jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. To view a complete list of all our videos, go to our website … Continue reading

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Trade deficit decreases to $43.7 billion in April



By: Joe Kafchinski The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $43.7 billion in April from $46.8 billion (revised) in March, as exports increased and imports decreased. April exports of goods and services increased $2.2 billion to … Continue reading

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Blogger Biographies for 2011



Cindy Area of expertise: I began working in the FTD as an intern for the Automated Export System Branch (AES) in the summer of 1998. Since then, I have helped to organize and build the foundation of the Automated Export … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Requirements for Importing a Rough Diamond?



By: Erin Days Earlier this year, I was in a geology class and was assigned a project on different minerals; I chose rough diamonds. In my search to buy one, I found this one carat rough diamond for about $60 from … Continue reading

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