Monthly Archives: September 2014

NAFTA: 20 Years Later

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was put into force to create a trade bloc among Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Twenty years later, NAFTA continues to divide proponents and critics. […]

By |September 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Internet Trade Barriers: Can You Enjoy International Success Online?

????????????????????????????????????????????????????????The U.S. International Trade Commission released a report regarding the trade impact of Internet-based industries. “Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies Part 2,” released on Sept. 11, 2014, identifies the obstacles involved with cross-border digital trade.

Here’s what you need to know about the 331-page paper…


By |September 20th, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

International Trade Management: In A Nutshell

Depositphotos_8330257_xsWhat’s the big deal about having an international trade manager? There’s plenty, actually. While conducting business on a global scale gives your company a chance to grow, it also adds complexity and concerns to your day-to-day operations.

And, unless you’re willing to hire or dedicate staff for the sole purpose of overseeing your trade efforts, chances are you probably need the help of an international trade manager’s help. […]

By |September 13th, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

The Effect of China’s Growing Export Business on the Gulf

???????????????????????????????????????????????????For two consecutive months, China’s trade surplus has reached record highs. The surplus, $47.3 billion in July and $49.8 billion in August, is 30 percent larger than it was during the same period last year.

Whether temporary or long-term, this export growth (and China’s investment in material goods) is good for the Gulf and its oil products. […]

By |September 6th, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off