Category Archive for: ‘International Trade’

  • Service Exports Not Slowing Despite U.S. Trade Issues

    Service Exports Not Slowing Despite U.S. Trade Issues

    by Selma Canas | August 24, 2018 There’s been a lot of mention in the news these days of international trade, primarily trade wars, imposing tariffs and a trade deficit, which doesn’t sound good by any means. At times, it can even sound scary. These […]

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  • The Caribbean: Much more than vacation resorts

    The Caribbean: Much more than vacation resorts

    by Selma Canas | August 22, 2018 There is an abundance of opportunities for U.S. businesses, especially from Florida, to export their products and services to the Caribbean Islands. “They import everything they need due to being small markets,” Sheila Diaz de Andujar, Senior Commercial […]

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  • Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

    Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

    by Selma Canas | December 20, 2017 Freight Forwarders (FF) can handle a great deal more than just shipping your products but there isn’t a “one solution” fits all. FF’s are an extension of the exporter’s logistics department and a good FF should visit the […]

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  • Do I Need an Export License?

    Do I Need an Export License?

    by Selma Canas | November 11, 2017 This is the question most often asked by export clients who come in to see me. Even though the majority of products being exported by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not need a license, the answer will […]

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    Preparedness key to international business success

    Here we go again…Tropical Depression #9 became Hurricane Hermine taking the same track as Tropical Storm Colin just a few months ago. For those of us living in coastal areas, we know how to prepare for such storms, i.e. stock up on water, batteries, non-perishable […]

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  • Selling to Asia

    Farrell: Trans-Pacific Partnership to Bring Unprecedented Benefits to Small Businesses

    Diane Farrell Gives Insight into TPP Agreement; Asia Opportunities by Stacey Pierce, Florida SBDC at USF Update (January 27, 2017) – In his first week in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order paving the way for a withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific […]

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