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Introduction to International Trade

Course Number: MGT X496.08

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3 units

Learn the necessary procedures to start up an international trading business using a detailed introduction to the practices, procedures, and services used in the U.S. to export and import merchandise. Topics include: organizations affecting international trade; sources of information for trading, monitoring, and evaluating commercial conditions in other countries; market research and planning; identifying potential suppliers, pricing merchandise, and resources to find buyers; sales channels; direct sales, agents, distributors, and representatives; merchandise regulations; control of exports and imports, international classification system, responsibilities of U.S. Customs, rules and related dues; financing; sources of funds for exports and imports, methods of payment, open account, direct, offsets, counter trade, barter, foreign currency exchanges, and contracts; freighting; modes of transport, packaging, containerization, protection, and identification of merchandise and insurance.
 

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