Cash Flow Strategies to Make Your Exports More Competitive

Jonathan Rees is the Managing Director of Western Union Business Solutions in North America. Western Union Business Solutions is an International Trade Administration Strategic Partner -. Full Story

Successful exporters try to make their goods and services as attractive as possible, regardless of the buyer’s location. American exporters can take some easy steps to do this and protect profits at the same time. By using the right combination of payment and cash management strategies,  SMEs can improve their cash flow and increase overseas demand. … Read More

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The New Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) Export Requirements

The New Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) Export Requirements | Global Reach Blog

The new requirements will be effective on April 5, 2014. The publication of the final rule amends the regulations published in 2008 that govern how exporters must file electronic export information with the Census Bureau.  An “informed compliance” period regarding the new regulations will be in place until October 2, 2013. ***This was updated as of April 8, 2014***

 

Rebuilding, Opportunity, Challenges in Philippines

Doug Barry is a Senior International Trade Specialist in the International Trade Administration’s Global Knowledge Center.

Developing countries have plenty of difficult tasks to overcome while modernizing. The Philippines was a special case, as a 2013 typhoon brought destruction and tragedy to the islands.  But some good news has returned to a population inching towards the 100 million mark.  For one thing, GDP growth is at 7.2 percent, among the highest growth rates in Asia. Continue Reading →