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Exporting for Beginners: Infographic

Exporting 101 Navigating the ins and outs of exporting can be a daunting task – miss a step and your company could lose millions. To make matters worse, most of the information online is narrowly written for experienced traders whose families have been exporting for generations. But you don’t have to be a descendant of … Continue reading Exporting for Beginners: Infographic

How to Avoid Online Scams and Why Verification Matters

How to Avoid Online Scams and Why Verification Matters

As reports of scams on some trading sites continue to grow, it is natural to be concerned about credibility. Mounting complaints have become so widespread in the case of Alibaba, that its CEO and COO resigned a few years ago, due to a “systemic breakdown in [the] company's culture of integrity.” Based on the results … Continue reading How to Avoid Online Scams and Why Verification Matters

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Exporting to the USA

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Exporting to the USA

The United States of America remains the biggest market for several countries around the world when it comes to imports and exports. Since the market is lucrative, the level of competition is high. The GDP figures for the US are steadily improving since 2011. There are many reasons why several countries choose to export their … Continue reading 6 Things to Keep in Mind When Exporting to the USA

The 5 Hottest Import Markets (and What to Sell to Them)

The 5 Hottest Import Markets (and What to Sell to Them)

Whether you’re new to exporting and wondering where to start or just trying to expand your reach, here are 5 markets that need to be on your radar right now.   Japan Spending over $630 billion on international goods per year, Japan surpasses the UK (and many other countries) in imports. Because Japan lacks some … Continue reading The 5 Hottest Import Markets (and What to Sell to Them)

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Have to be a Giant to Take Your Business Global

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Have to be a Giant to Take Your Business Global

When you’re just starting out, or even if you’ve got an established small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), the idea of “going global” with your business can seem daunting. You’re not alone. Micro firms and SMEs account for almost 95% of businesses in most countries, but they’re only exporting about half as much (proportionally speaking) as … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Have to be a Giant to Take Your Business Global

5 Things You Should Know Before You Start Importing/Exporting

5 Things You Should Know Before You Start Importing/Exporting

Are you contemplating a move into the export or import trade? Are you asking yourself – “How should I get into import export, so I don’t need to work a 9 to 5 routine day after day?”. Read on as we will tell you how enticing the prospect can be and also give you pointers … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Know Before You Start Importing/Exporting

Eco friendly, environmentally responsible cups, plates and cutlery – by Ecogreeny

Eco friendly, environmentally responsible cups, plates and cutlery – by Ecogreeny

The world is finally waking up to the hazards of using plastic and styrofoam disposable cutlery. France recently banned the use of these environmentally hazardous and non-degradable materials to manufacture disposable wares. So did China. A new French law will require all disposable tableware to be manufactured from 50% biologically-sourced materials that can be composted … Continue reading Eco friendly, environmentally responsible cups, plates and cutlery – by Ecogreeny