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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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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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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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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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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: China



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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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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Take Your Business Global



By: Guest Blogger Luz Hopewell, Director, Office of International Trade U.S. Small Business Administration Where will your next customer come from? Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit are taking their business global. Did you know that the majority … Continue reading

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Trade Deficit Increases in August 2010



The U.S. international trade deficit increased to $46.3 billion in August 2010, as imports increased more than exports. While exports increased slightly, from $153.5 to $153.9, imports were up $4.1 billion to $200.2 billion. The increase in exports was driven … Continue reading

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