November 2017 Newsletter
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Predictability Through Incoterms
Expanding your business beyond the borders and perceived safety of your own country may be a frightening prospect full of uncertainties, but in today’s global marketplace, it often is the only option available to stay competitive.
Census Bureau Seeks Comments on Routed Transaction Rules
There’s almost no getting around filing an Electronic Export Information for exports from the United States. Sure, there are a few exclusions, and most shipments to Canada get a pass, but an EEI is required for the vast majority of transactions.
Foreign Trade Zones: BIG Savings, LITTLE Hassle
With new bilateral agreements and global e-commerce deals reconfiguring the global marketplace, the popularity of Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) is not likely to diminish any time soon. In fact, there’s reason to believe that they will become even more popular once additional regulatory oversight is put in place.
Tense Round 4 of NAFTA Talks Concludes
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland accused the United States of deliberately trying to undermine the North American Free Trade Agreement, calling its list of unconventional proposals “troubling.”
Business Climate Ranking: Smart Money
#1 Texas! Fifty percent of the overall Business Climate Ranking is based on a survey of corporate site selectors who are asked to rank the states based on their recent experience of locating facilities in them. The other 50% is based on an index of seven criteria: performance in Site Selection’s annual Prosperity Cup.
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