U.S. Commercial Service’s International Company Profile

If your small business needs to vet a potential overseas business partner consider using the U.S. Commercial Service’s International Company Profile service. The International Company Profile provides:

A detailed credit report on a prospective overseas sales representative or partner in approximately 15 days or by the date negotiated with the overseas’ office[;]A listing of the company’s key officers and senior management[;]Banking and other financial information about the company[;]Market information, including sales and profit figures, and potential liabilities.

The service charges small businesses a fee based upon whether the small business is new to exporting or an established exporter, which (for example) ranges from $350 for first time small business exporters to $600 for seasoned exporters. For an example of a specific country International Company Profile check out the UK’s page. www.erskine-law.com

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Looking for Trade Leads?

Looking to expand your small business overseas? Take a look at the trade leads gathered by the U.S. government’s Commercial Service located on their trade leads database.

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Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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Looking to Export?

One site you might want to take a look at before exporting your goods from the US to a foreign nation is http://www.export.gov/

Explore the site and its information pertaining to Sales and Marketing, Logistics, and Trade Leads.

The site may prove useful in giving a small business owner a basic overview of the process of exporting goods abroad.

Also consider utilizing the U.S. Commercial Service to your company’s advantage. http://trade.gov/cs/

Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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