Export/Import businesses need information about foreign markets, country-specific data, business contacts, international trade regulations and statistics. Below is a highly selective list of print and electronic resources that can help you find what you need to know.
Articles & Databases
A: Globus & NTDB, accessible via STAT-USA, offer unique, current, and detailed marketing information for many industries and virtually all countries.
Q: Where can I find Export/Import statistics for my product or service? How much is exported from the U.S. or imported to the U.S.?
A: Take a look at TradeStats Express (tse.export.gov) for the latest merchandise trade figures at the national and state level in maps, graphs, and tables.
Q: How can I identify potential buyers, and what marketing strategies will be most effective in reaching them?
A: Trade shows and international directories are key sources for learning about potential markets. Checkout Trade Shows Worldwide (in our Directory Collection) or online at www.tsnn.com; trade leads can be researched in the Trade Opportunity Leads section of GLOBUS & NTDB (see above).