Free: Go Global! Dive Into the International Trade Market – Montgomery County

  Did you know? According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, 97% of all U.S. exporters are small businesses and 96% of the world’s customers reside outside the United States. Join us for a panel discussion highlighting how you can expand your revenue streams through importing and exporting. If you are an established business considering growth through international trade, you will want to hear from our experts as they introduce you to resources and guidelines for entering the international marketplace. Our team of expert panelists include: Bill Houck, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of International Trade Andrew Kreinik, Maryland Department of Commerce, Office of International Investment and Trade Michael K. Jackson, Minority & Women Owned Business (MWOB) Outreach Group, Office of Small Business, Export-Import Bank of the United States   Note Our Policies: Walks-in registrations are accepted only at the Montgomery County location. Register early to guarantee a seat. Women…

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What To Look Out For When Trading Internationally

By Nandini Choudhary, REDI Intern You are an American entrepreneur looking to trade internationally. There are many considerations that come into play when deciding upon which countries and markets to enter, including the culture and consumer habits of that nation, the laws and regulations, as well as the currency risk, to name a few. And then there is the big one that can make or break your ability to penetrate the market of the foreign country. Trade barriers. International trade faces the biggest risk on account of trade barriers imposed against imports. Every country, including the United States, has its own specific trade barriers that are put in place to encourage citizens to buy domestic over foreign. This method protects national producers from foreign competition, effectively shielding them from losing too much business. So what exactly are these trade barriers, and how can you identify the forms in which they…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Introduction to International Trade Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             CONTACT: Jacqueline Lara    November 30, 2016                                                                      240.305.2133, Jacqueline@marylandwbc.org **MEDIA ADVISORY** Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host Free Introduction to International Trade Panel Experts from Leading Agencies will Share How Entrepreneurs can Go Global, Increase Earnings Rockville, MD, November 30, 2016— On Friday, December 16, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will host an Introduction to International Trade panel discussion with experts to highlight how entrepreneurs can expand revenue streams through exporting overseas. According to the International Trade Administration,…

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