International Trade Resources

 

 

Preparing to export, counseling, and other resources

Tools for first-time exporters

https://www.export.gov/welcome

Export planning and international marketing tools

http://export.gov/salesandmarketing/eg_main_018206.asp 

Export University

http://www.exportuniversity.com/ 

Assessing Export Readiness

http://www.tradeport.org/index.php/trade-toutorials/63 

Export Readiness Assessment

http://www.export.gov/begin/assessment.asp

Michigan State University globalEDGE

http://globaledge.msu.edu/Reference-Desk/Export-Tutorials 

Export business plan

https://www.export.gov/article?id=Develop-Your-Export-Plan

 

 

Trade and market data

Trade data

https://www.export.gov/Trade-Data-and-Analysis

Market/country commercial guide

https://www.export.gov/ccg

U.S. Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/index.html 

Industry Canada

www.strategis.ic.gc.ca 

Country-Specific Statistics and Insight

http://globaledge.msu.edu/Global-Insights/by/country 

Trade Stats Express

http://tse.export.gov/tse/tsehome.aspx

U.S. Market Industry Reports

http://www.reportlinker.com/ 

Industry Research Reports

http://libguides.rutgers.edu/industries 

The CIA World Factbook

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ 

 

 

Trade leads and promotion

Trade leads databases

https://www.export.gov/Trade-Leads

Trade leads

http://globaledge.msu.edu/Global-Resources/trade-leads/ 

Country-specific U.S. trade information

http://export.gov/worldwide_us/index.asp 

Featured U.S. Exporters

http://export.gov/fuse/fuseinformation037538.asp 

Certified Trade Missions

http://export.gov/trademissions/ 

International Buyer Program

http://export.gov/ibp/ 

Trade events

https://www.export.gov/Events

Advertise Products Overseas

http://www.thinkglobal.us/ 

Export Yellow Pages

http://www.exportyellowpages.com/ 

Commercial News USA

http://cnusa.thinkglobal.us/ 

 

 

Rules, regulations, and compliance

Incoterms (Int'l Commercial Terms)

http://www.iccwbo.org/products-and-services/trade-facilitation/incoterms-2010/ 

Incoterms (Int'l Commercial Terms)

https://www.export.gov/article?id=Incoterms-Overview

Finding Schedule B

export codes

http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/schedules/b/ 

AES Filing

https://www.cbp.gov/trade/aes

Export Regulations - Commodity Jurisdiction

https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page

Export Legal Considerations

https://www.export.gov/Legal-Considerations

Export Regulations & Controls (Additional Info)

http://export.gov/ecr/eg_main_023148.asp 

EU Regulations

http://export.gov/cemark/index.asp 

Trade Sanctions Information

http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx 

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau

https://ttb.gov/

 

 

Logistics

Transportation and

shipping

https://www.export.gov/article?id=1-Export-Compliance

Shippers Association

https://www.export.gov/article?id=What-is-a-Shippers-Association

Customs & Border Protection

http://www.cbp.gov/trade 

Freight Forwarders

http://ncbfaa.org/ 

Carnets (duty-free exporting)

http://www.uscib.org/index.asp?documentID=718 

Common Export Documents

https://www.export.gov/article?id=U-S-Compliance-related-Documents

 

 

Financing

U.S. government financing

https://www.export.gov/article?id=Export-Financing

OPIC

http://www.opic.gov

SBA Export Loan Programs

http://www.sba.gov/content/export-loan-programs 

Deloitte International Tax Source

http://www.dits.deloitte.com/ 

Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

http://www.sbir.gov/ 

Grants.gov

www.grants.gov

Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

www.exim.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service Export

http://www.fas.usda.gov/topics/exporting 

Oanda currency conversions

www.oanda.com

 

 

Trade agencies

Small Business Administration

www.sba.gov 

Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

www.exim.gov

U.S. Trade and Development Agency

www.ustda.gov

Overseas Private Investment

Corporation

www.opic.gov

U.S. Department of State

www.state.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture

www.usda.gov 

U.S. Foreign Agriculture Service

http://www.fas.usda.gov/ 

National District Export Council

http://districtexportcouncil.org/ 

International Trade Administration

http://www.trade.gov/

U.S. Agency for International

Development

http://www.usaid.gov/

 

 

Other resources

World Intellectual Property Organization

http://www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en 

Small Business Exporters Association of the United States

http://www.sbea.org/ 

 

 

Webinars

U.S. Department of Commerce

https://2016.export.gov/webinars/

Preparing your product for export

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/61/Preparing-Your-Product-For-Export/player.html 

Global Market Opportunity Assessment

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/26/Global-Market-Opportunity-Assessment/player.html 

Internationalization Process of the Firm

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/27/Internationalization-Process-of-the-Firm/player.html 

Finding Qualified Buyers

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/59/Finding-Qualified-Buyers/player.html 

Shipping your products

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/65/Shipping-Your-Product/player.html 

Tariffs, Quotas, and Non-Tarif Barriers

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/36/tariffs,-quota,-and-non-tariff-barriers/player.html 

Pricing, Quotations, and Terms

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/66/pricing,-quotations,-and-terms/player.html 

International Legal Considerations

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/63/International-Legal-Considerations/player.html 

Financing Export Transactions

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/68/Financing-Export-Transactions/player.html 

Methods of Payment

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/67/Methods-of-Payment/player.html 

Regionalization and Trading Blocs

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/43/Regionalization-and-Trading-Blocs/player.html 

NAFTA

http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/onlinecoursemodules/74/NAFTA/player.html 

Taking American SMEs Global with Google

http://export.gov/webinars/eg_main_046621.asp 

FTA Tariff and Trade Resources

http://export.gov/webinars/eg_main_044836.asp 

 

 

News and Information

allAfrica

https://allafrica.com/

BBC Africa

https://www.bbc.com/news/world/africa

Corporate Council on Africa

https://www.corporatecouncilonafrica.com/

The Economist

https://www.economist.com/topics/africa

Africa Legal Network

https://www.africalegalnetwork.com/news/

McKinsey & Company

https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/middle-east-and-africa

President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

https://www.trade.gov/pac-dbia/

 

 

Meeting Highlights:

Learn how to turn African partnerships into profits

Keynote Speakers:
Ian Oliver, Director of Client Services at ISI Consultants

Ross Ensor, Managing Director of ISI Consultants

 

 

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