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. export regime. www.erskine-law.com
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Check out the resources referenced in the Library of Congress’ African Business Guide, which provides both internet and print sources for information concerning the business climate for small business in Africa. http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/african/africanhome.html
Take a look at the Customs and Boarder Protection site, which contains a large amount of information concerning the importation process and policies affecting imports.
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/