Expert Importing & Exporting Advice

The World of Metal Wire and Wire Mesh

Fence with Sunlight in Retro Old Film StyleThe “what” of a wire is simple: a wire is a flexible strand of metal. The “why,” however, is far more complex. Read on for a basic overview of the wonderful world of metal wires…

Uses: In the most […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off

The World’s Largest Steel Producers

diamond metal background 2Countless manufacturers try to make their way to the top, but most of the world’s steel comes from just a handful of really large companies, and most of those companies are located in China:

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal is […]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off

Do You Need a Source for Plastic Injection Moldings?

Import Plastic from ChinaFew industries can survive without plastic products. Plastics are critical for the production of electronics, automobiles, and so much more, which is why it’s so important to find a strong, reputable supplier.

Plastic injection manufacturers may produce […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Plastic Import China|Comments Off

How to Get through Customs Quicker

customs and borderThe delays involved with Customs problems, such as unnecessary Customs exams, can be time consuming, costly, and frustrating. Believe it or not, you have the “power” to keep your imports moving smoothly through that bothersome Customs portal.

The best way to avoid a holdup […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

Democrats and Republicans Battle Over Trade

American Politics ConceptA Gallup survey from March reveals that the nation’s support for foreign trade is at an all-time high. More than half of Americans (58 percent, the highest since Gallup started keeping track) think that international trade offers more opportunity than threat. Gallup experts […]

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Are You Dealing With A Reputable Aluminum Die Castings Exporter?

Made In ChinaYou rely on imported aluminum die castings for your business, so you’re probably aware of the industry “dumping” that takes place. Should you be concerned about how this affects you?

“Dumping” occurs when imports are sold in the U.S. at less than fair market […]

By |June 9th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off

Major U.S. Steelmakers Fighting Unfair Imports

Production of the steel sheetThe biggest steel producers in the U.S. have taken yet another step against unfairly traded, low-priced imports that are flooding the domestic market. How does this affect your business?

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Filed

Six major U.S. steelmakers – U.S. Steel, AK […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off

How Small Businesses Go Global

A small business can reach a large customer base, thanks to today’s easy-to-reach global marketplace. If you’re currently doing most of your business locally, consider these reasons for expanding to markets in other countries.

In 2013, more than 300,000 U.S. companies exported goods or services, according to the Department of […]

By |May 24th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

An International Trade Glossary

?????????????????????????????????Doing business internationally can be a lot more involved than dealing strictly with domestic businesses. As you enter the global market, be sure you have a solid understanding of trade terminology that your worldly transactions will involve.

international trade—the exchange of goods and services between countries.

import—a […]

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Steel Industry Unhappy with China Exporters

Drill pipesAs U.S. steel imports approach record levels, so do corresponding trade complaints. Find out how to protect yourself and your steel imports.

In 2014, U.S. steelmakers filed 38 trade cases, according to the Wall Street Journal. It’s the highest number […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off