The bestselling, up-to-date guide for starting your own import/export business
Do you dream of traveling to exotic places to buy or sell your lines of merchandise? Building an Import/Export Business shows you how to start your own business, from researching a raw idea to a successful launch to ongoing, profitable business operations. Author Kenneth Weiss objectively and accurately describes the difficulties and rewards of this kind of business.
This practical resource discusses new security procedures put into place since September 11, 2001, and predicts the response to problems with goods from China in mid-2007. Topics include:
An entrepreneur and international trade consultant offers tips and instructions for every aspect of an import/export business<-- >including government regulations, tax laws, customs requirements, and shipping procedures. He describes strategies for using the Internet to reduce costs and develop a targeted customer base, and tells how to prepare a business plan, address security concerns, and take advantage of GATT WTO, and other trade pacts. Weiss is the owner of a firm consulting in business, marketing, and international trade. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)