Yearly Archives: 2012

The Nuts and Bolts of Getting Equipment Overseas



By Bill Armbruster for the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) When you are traveling with high-value goods overseas, it helps to have things nailed down in advance. Gregory Young, vice president of International Bolting Technologies Inc., remembers the … Continue reading

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How to Benefit from Free Trade Agreements



By: Melissa Scott Many of you are probably aware that three free trade agreements (FTAs) were approved in October, 2011 – South Korea, Colombia and Panama. The U.S. – Korea FTA became effective March 15, 2012, and the U.S. – Colombia … Continue reading

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May 2012 Trade Data



By: John Sperry For May 2012, the trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $48.7 billion from $50.6 billion (revised) in April, as imports decreased and exports increased to $231.8 billion and $183.1 billion, respectively.  May exports and imports … Continue reading

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BusinessUSA is here to Help Exporters



By Matthew Falls of BusinessUSA. Matthew can be contacted at MFalls@doc.gov BusinessUSA.gov and its partner Export.gov feature resources for companies to become involved in exporting, from filling orders for domestic buyers (such as export trading companies that then export the … Continue reading

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States battle for export spotlight – The race to expand U.S. exports is on!



By: Daniel Cariello Exporting goods has always been integrated in the fabric of the U.S. economy but recently there has been a growing trend to capitalize on foreign demand of American goods. According to data provided by USA Trade Online between … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Thailand



The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in … Continue reading

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April 2012 Trade Data



By: Janet Freas For April 2012, the trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $50.1 billion from $52.6 billion (revised) in March, as both exports and imports decreased to $182.9 billion and $233.0 billion, respectively.  Both exports and imports … Continue reading

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Trade Term: ITN



By: Terri Long In life when you travel the world, you need a passport to verify your identity. Your passport provides all of the necessary information that allows you to move from country to country. The same kind of verification is … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics – Ensuring Your Privacy, Leave the EIN Out!



By: Nidaal Jubran Be mindful of the information you are transmitting electronically. We often receive requests for a number of items surrounding AES, such as resolutions for fatal errors, tracking AES responses for shipments, initiating suppressions, etc. In doing so, some … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Taiwan



The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in … Continue reading

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