Import and Exporting: Factors to Consider
Are you thinking about taking your business into the Global Marketplace? Ready to import or export your products into or out of the U.S.? Find out what’s involved, considerations you should make, and get answers to your questions here.
Why might you import? What market considerations are there? What are the various costs of importing? Can what you want to import be imported into the U.S.? Does the item to be imported conflict with any U.S. patents? Quality control issues, costs implications and inspections. Do you have the funding to travel to the source of your import? Any alternative sources? U.S. Customs and compliance. What is your landed price?
For exporters: Why export? What internal factors should you be aware of? How do you do a market assessment? How do you get a product evaluation? What options are available for product distribution? Do you need intellectual property protection? How do you determine the terms of sale? What do you need to know about trade financing?
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