Monthly Archives: April 2015

The World’s Largest Importer and Exporter of Metal

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????The U.S. is the world’s largest importer of metal, according to China, of course, is the world’s largest exporter — and those exports include iron and steel. So it comes as no surprise that Americans are constantly on the lookout for […]

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Sourcing and Importing Plastics from China

???????????????????????????Plastic materials make our lives easier. They’re so commonplace that the average consumer never gives them a second thought. But for manufacturers who rely on plastics to construct their products, there is little else on their minds. And one of the major considerations regarding plastics […]

By |April 19th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Plastic Import China|Comments Off

Understanding the Numbers: U.S. Trade in Goods, 2014

touch- tablet in handsHave you ever wondered about the bigger picture surrounding your international trade business? How much do your imports or exports contribute to our nation’s presence around the world. The U.S. Census Bureau tracks trade in goods numbers. […]

By |April 12th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

American Farmers Set New Record for Exports

??????????????????????????????????????????Fiscal year 2014 was a good year for U.S. ranchers and farmers. The thriving industry exported a record $152.5 billion of food and agricultural products worldwide, an increase of $11.6 billion over 2013.

The six-year period leading up to and including FY 2014 is the industry’s […]

By |April 5th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off