Are you interested in international trade but unsure how to begin? Have you selected the product or service you want to import or export? Have you identified the area of the world where you are most likely to succeed? Market research is critical for a successful trade effort. Have you done any research for tentative products/services or identified foreign suppliers or partners? Import/export laws and regulations vary from country to country. Do you have an understanding of the laws in the country where you’d like to do business?
If you answered no to any of these questions, SCORE can help you get started.
In this session, we will briefly discuss these topics and spend some time on negotiating across cultures with potential partners. Join us to learn the basics of international business and discover the major aspects that differ when you try to bargain in another country.
You will learn:
- How to research what products/services you want to import or export
- How to locate the area of the world to initiate your product/service outside of the USA
- The basics of importing or exporting products/services and the mistakes to avoid
- Five differences in negotiating in another culture that must be understood to make a good deal