Before you get on a plane and start spending serious money, it’s important to understand the export process. Fortunately, there are some great training resources.
Export Webinars are a free resource that helps you learn what you need to know to be a successful exporter. They cover a wide range of practical international business topics which can be studied rapidly by viewing the webinars. You can also test what you have learned using the site’squizzes and examinations.
The Basic Guide to Exporting is an excellent and free publication from the U.S. Department of Commerce. This Guide is in fact a complete 239 page PDF book packed with tons of excellent information.
Trade Articles provide introductions to dozens of key export business topics in the following topical groups: export basics, finance & insurance, international travel, international trading partners, market research, regulations and compliance, and shipping & logistics.
The Exporter’s Resource Database (also hosted on the Export-U website) offers a free online library of over 200 trade publications, plus a ton of useful reference materials.
Glossary of Export Terms can help you navigate the new terminology that is used for international trade business