Category Archives: Exports

NAFTA. The Trade Deficit(s).

Heather Noggle   November 2, 2017   Comments Off on NAFTA. The Trade Deficit(s).

NAFTA negotiation.  Will it?  Won’t it?  Tune in next week for completely differing information and an ominous tone. NAFTA talks will continue into 2018. The demise of Nafta, a deal that has knit together the North American economy over the last quarter century, would be a heavy blow to all… Read more »

Looking to Grow? Consider Exporting

Heather Noggle   October 30, 2017   Comments Off on Looking to Grow? Consider Exporting

Are you on the cusp of making the export leap?  Here are some good ways to know and reasons to embrace exporting. A sample: 1. You can generate greater revenue for less effort. Sure it takes a long time to seal a deal internationally, but once you do, the revenues are… Read more »

Wine for the World

Heather Noggle   September 27, 2017   Comments Off on Wine for the World

It’s fall (almost), and I’m thinking about wine.  Seems like many others are as well. As a consumer, I don’t think too much about shipping wine internationally, but of course U.S. vinters do exactly that, and it’s typically done in bulk. Most wine shipped from the U.S. is from California… Read more »


Heather Noggle   September 20, 2017   Comments Off on Guns

Guns. Exports. Got your attention? This post hails from Global Trade Law Blog. In our blog shop, most of the news we scan is the nerdy minutia of regulatory nuance. But the other day, we found big news, a real scoop. The ITAR will be rewritten to remove guns and ammunition… Read more »

Amazon Vs Maersk: The Clash Of Titans Shaking The Container Industry

Blaine Smith   August 25, 2017   Comments Off on Amazon Vs Maersk: The Clash Of Titans Shaking The Container Industry

Visit this post on ZeroHedge! Amazon is making waves as an NVOCC. Approximately 90% of the world’s trade travels by sea and one would expect the industry’s supply chain to be the height of modernity by adopting disruptive technology and strategies. However, this could not be further from the truth…. Read more »

Not Yet Exporting?

Heather Noggle   August 9, 2017   Comments Off on Not Yet Exporting?

You should be!  This video is worth 3 minutes of your time, for sure.  Check out the blog where it’s posted, too:

ITA Events

Heather Noggle   August 8, 2017   Comments Off on ITA Events

The International Trade Association attends 25 or more annual trade events and also provides webinars to assist exporters. Check out the ITA’s offerings by visiting this blog post. No matter what business you’re in, chances are that as an exporter you use U.S. and international trade shows and industry or market-focused… Read more »

US Export Statistics – June 2017

Heather Noggle   June 21, 2017   Comments Off on US Export Statistics – June 2017

This comes via The Balance, a money site: In 2016, total U.S. trade with foreign countries was $4.9 trillion. That was $2.2 trillion in exports and $2.7 trillion in imports of both goods and services. The United States was the world’s third-largest exporter, after China and the European Union. It was the world’s second-largest largest importer after… Read more »


Heather Noggle   May 29, 2017   Comments Off on NAFTA News

NAFTA is all over the news again. Renegotiate! On May 18, the Administration formally notified Congress of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). As provided by the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, this notification triggers a 90-day period before negotiations with… Read more »