Monthly Archives: February 2012

globalEDGE: A World of Resources, A World of Opportunities!



By: Jade Sims, Michigan State University International Business Center If you are like most business owners in the United States, you are constantly working to target the best opportunities for your firm within the constraints of more and more limited … Continue reading

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Other Countries Have Exporter Data Too??



By: Ryan Coleman The process of linking trade data to business statistics is the nuts and bolts of creating our Profile of U.S. Importing and Exporting Companies. You may already be familiar with our Profile (just in case you aren’t: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/edb/2009/index.html) … Continue reading

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Trade Term: USPPI



Throughout the export community, trade terminology runs rampant. A FPPI places an order with a USPPI who prepares an EEI and files via AES then provides an ITN to CBP and does the hokey pokey and turns himself around and … Continue reading

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Record Goods and Services Trade in 2011



  By: Fay Johnson First, let’s take a quick look at the trade numbers for December 2011.  For December, the trade deficit in goods and services increased to $48.8 billion from $47.1 billion (revised) in November, as imports increased $3.0 … Continue reading

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Record Success for USA Pavilion at Arab Health 2012



Last week the Arab Health 2012 was held. This is the largest medical products and services show in the Middle East (second only to Medica in the world). The show welcomed around 200 U.S. exhibitors, including 150 in the USA … Continue reading

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