BIS Online Training Room

Posted Posted in BIS, bureau of industry and security, export, export controls, licensing, small businesses, trading with foreign country, U.S. Department of Commerce

If your small business is looking for free online training related to exports, try the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, online training room. The site features various webinars, videos, and transcripts dealing with issues related to export controls and compliance, including an export 101 series providing introductory overviews of the U.S. […]

What is the National Export Initiative (NEI)?

Posted Posted in export, export controls, international small business, reform, regulation, small business, trade

If you are looking to discover news and information about the new governmental agenda to reform export administration rules and regulations take a look at the National Export Initiative‚Äôs website. http://www.export.gov/nei/index.aspThe site features a fact sheet that concisely explains the key areas of the reform initiative and how such reforms could impact small business. You […]

Do You Know Your Customers?

Posted Posted in BIS, Bureau of Industry and Secuirty, export controls, small business

Take a look at the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) guidance on identifying red flags concerning your overseas customers. http://www.bis.doc.gov/complianceandenforcement/knowyourcustomerguidance.htm The site indicates the importance of ensuring small business compliance with the BIS regulations. Daniel H. Erskine, an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and […]

Looking to Export?

Posted Posted in Committee on small business and entrepreneurship, compliance, export, export controls, logistics, marketing, slaes, small business, trade, trading with foreign country, US commercial service

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 […]