Saturday, November 12, 2011

Import Export Business News And Resources

Import Export Business Updates to help you grow your international trade business.
The resources cited below are definitely some you may wish to bookmark or mark as
favorites in your browser!

Trade Deficit Decreases in September

The USA's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $43.1
billion in September from $44.9 billion (revised) in August, as exports increased
more than imports.

Exports increased to a record $180.4 billion in September from
$177.9 billion in August (revised) and imports increased to $223.5 billion in
September from $222.8 billion.

The overall record in exports was led by record exports of industrial supplies and
materials ($44.4 billion) and consumer goods ($15.4 billion) - for more details and
graphs on the trade deficit, visit here -


Agricultural Commodities Price Watch

To know the U.S. market prices of agricultural commodities, consult the Commodity

pages of the United States Department of Agriculture - here is a link to their site -

Also at the International Markets page you can find prices elsewhere in the world.


Do you need to know the latest trade news from Singapore? Mumbai? France? Beijing?

Then the  Directory of Online Magazines and Newspapers website is a resource you
need to check out today.

World-Newspapers dotcom has links to thousands of English-language online newspapers
and magazines, indexed by either topic or country....go have a look and browse their


Trade Show Notices and News
Learn how you can maximize your trade show success.  Find tips, manage your

schedule, receive direct notices and news through their RSS feed at:


Regional Public/Private Partnership for Export Promotion

The District Export Councils contribute leadership and international trade expertise
to complement the U.S. Commercial Service’s export promotion efforts through
counseling businesses on the exporting process and conducting trade education and
community outreach.  Worth checking out and marking as a favorite for revisits -


Doing Business In Mexico

Do not ignore the Mexican marketplace because of the main stream media's constant
bad mouthing about the bad news out of Mexico.  There are many places just as bad,
if not worse in the USA that I would tell you to steer clear of for both business
and personal travel.

Here is a link to a website that will help you better understand how BIG the Mexico
marketplace is both for finding low cost products as well as selling your products
and services into -

Mexico Business Portal

and although this website has a great online trade directory, if you are going to be
doing any kind of direct marketing to businesses or business people in Mexico, then
having a targeting business list or database is your best resource.  To help you
compile the most up to date list of Mexican business owners, Presidents, CEO's and
TOP executives, check out the Mexico Business Directory

Remember, there are over 5 1/2 years of posts in this blog and you are encouraged to
use the archive date links located on the lower right side of the navigation bar
where they are listed by Month/Year to access them or you may wish to use the search
box located in the upper left side of the blog to search for specific words or

Until next time.

Ron Coble

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