Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Small Businesses Can Thrive Because of Exports

Great feature on world trade and small business by John Murphy at Free Enterprise!
In the United States, entrepreneurs and their firms have played a big role in the boom in trade over the past few years. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. SMEs continued to expand their share of U.S. merchandise exports to 33% in 2011 (latest available data), up from 27% in 2002.
In the article, he talks about opening overseas markets, eliminating foreign barriers and how free trade agreements can open doors to international success for small businesses.

Read:  Main barrier to selling internationally?  Lack of information.  Where to start.

Tip:  Be sure to watch the three videos on small business owners talking about how they are thriving because of exports.

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