Whether you’re a start-up or a mature business, this guide breaks down virtually every issue a new exporter might face. Get started now and you will gain the confidence to become an international sensation.

Article on Strategic Reasons of Exporting

Are you ready to make international sales? Export Basics helps you assess your export readiness, understand what you need to know and consider before pursuing an international sales strategy, and, when you are ready, develop and implement your export strategy.

The subsequent sections of Export Basics  — starting with Develop Your Export Plan — will help you develop and implement your export plan. Each section corresponds to the key components of an effective export plan — posing questions you should answer to complete your plan and providing resources to help you answer those questions.

Start with the below steps!

If you are ready to begin developing your export plan, please proceed onto the next section, Develop Your Export Plan.


How About Duties and Tariff?

Do I need an export license to export my goods, technology or services? What other Export Compliance steps do I need to take?

What documentation do I need to prepare for exporting?

What is Free Trade Agreement (such as NAFTA, CAFTA, Panama FTA, KORUS, etc.)? Is it possible if my foreign customers pay less or no duties when they import?

What Federal Government agencies regulate the exports and imports?