Content about Export

April 2, 2014

Around the globe, sellers from country A who promote their products as “Made in country A” are quick to point out that country A products are known for their quality, even by buyers from country C.

Let’s call it “the universal theory of country-of-origin quality,” and it was on full display at the recent Internationale Eisenwarenmesse (International Hardware Fair) in Cologne, Germany.

August 24, 2012

Disputes over dumping -- selling products in the U.S. market at prices below the cost of production or for less than what the products are sold in the home market -- are a major thorn in the side of companies wanting to do business internationally. The United States enacted the antidumping law to protect U.S. manufacturing companies from “unfair” imports, but the real impact of the law is to bankrupt legitimate U.S. companies and destroy U.S. jobs.

January 30, 2011

After 30-plus years, Bob Vereen has retired from the Worldwide DIY Council, an association of active U. S. and Canadian exporters.

He joined the group as executive secretary when it consisted of a dozen members who wanted to network with each other about export opportunities and built it up to a membership of nearly 150 at its peak.

February 10, 2008

The U.S. Department of Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect a...