Exporting 101

Learn how to export your product or service
Published: December 27, 2012
Last Revised: June 19, 2014

It is now easier than ever for businesses, no matter how small, to sell goods and services around the world. Exporting is one the best ways to help a business:

  • Increase sales and profits
  • Sell excess production capacity
  • Reduce dependence on existing markets

Exporting is a big step for many businesses, and there are six topics that must be understood to before pursing international sales. The better prepared a business is for exporting, the more successful it will be.

  1. Determine HS Codes
  2. Understand Export Regulations
  3. Select an International Market
  4. Respond to Inquiries
  5. Financing and Payments
  6. Ship Your Product