Essentials of Exporting and Importing U. S. Policies, Procedures and Practices

ISBN-10: 1563675730

ISBN-13: 9781563675737

Edition: 2010

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Book details

List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Harvey R. Shoemack is base at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, Oakton Community College Patricia Mink Rath is based at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago

Introduction
Preface
Acknowledgments
Globalization and the U.S. Export-Import Business
An Overview of Global Business Today
Benefits of Trade
What Makes Up Global Business?
Foreign Investment
Export-Import Trade
Recent Changes in U.S. Export-Import Trade Policies and Procedures
Technology Energizes Globalization
Electronic Technologies
New Information Resources
Communications Breakthroughs
Supply Chain Management
Challenges to Globalization
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Globalization and Trade Liberalization
International Alliances
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The World Bank
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
G8 Ministers Conferences
Regional Alliances
The European Union (EU)
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Trade Liberalization
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
The U.S. Role in Global Trade
Trouble in World Trade?
Key U.S. Trade Relationships
U.S.-Canada Trade
U.S.-China Trade
U.S.-Mexico-Trade
U.S.-Japan Trade
U.S.-Germany Trade
U.S.-U.K. Trade
U.S.-E.U. Trade
U.S. Perspectives on Global Trade
G20 Summits-Washington, D.C. (November 2008) and London, England (April 2009)
Group of Seven Meeting-Rome
Recent U.S. Trade Trends
Prosperity Flows from Trade
CAFTA-DRFTA
MEFTA Free Trade Area
Non-ratified FTAs
The End of Textile and Apparel Quotas
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
U.S. Exporting Policies and Procedures
Basics of Exporting
What Is Exporting?
Challenges to Exporting
Deciding to Export
Is Our Product Exportable?
Exporting Goods versus Exporting Services
Do We Have Sufficient Resources?
Are We Prepared to Export?
Getting Started in Exporting
Export-Readiness Evaluation
Market Entry Options
Market Entry Strategies
Determining Your Export Potential
Developing an Exporting Marketing Plan
Initiating Market Research
Where to Begin
A Step-by-Step Approach
Formulating Pro-Active Strategies: Communication and Trade Shows
Following Through with an Export Order
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Additional References
Appendix: Basic Resources Links Data
Links
U.S. Export Controls and Procedures
The Export Administration Regulations
Reasons for Export Controls
National Security (NS)
Foreign Policy (FP)
Short Supply (SS)
The EAR and Dual-Use Items
New Dual-Use Export Control Initiative
Foreign End-Users
U.S. Competitiveness
Transparency
Export Licensing Requirements
How to Determine if You Need a Commerce Export License
What Are Your Exporting?
Where Are Your Exports Going?
Who Will Receive Your Export?
What Will Be the end-Use of Your Export?
Export Authorization
No License Required (NLR)
License
License Exception
Applying for an Export License
Export License Application Processing
License Status
How to Avoid Delays
Help with Export Administration Regulations
Basic Export Documents
Shipper's Export Declaration (SED or Form 7525-V)
Commercial Invoice
Certificate of Origin
CE Mark Requirements
Exporters Bill of Lading
Insurance Certificate
Export Packing List
Import License
Consular Invoice
Inspection Certificate
Dock Receipt and Warehouse Receipt
Destination Control Statement
Export License
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Importing into the United States
Basics of Importing into the United States
Importing is a Privilege, Not a Right
Why Imports?
Risks to Importing
Reasons for Importing
The Market
Some Questions to Ask about the Market for an Imported Product
Conducting a S.W.O.T. Analysis
Locating Foreign Suppliers
Import Penetration
Importing E-Tailers and Retailers
The E-tailing Explosion
Sourcing Options for Retailers
Importing by Manufacturers
Domestic Production-Foreign Materials
Foreign Production-Domestic Materials
Manufacturer-owned Foreign Production
The Import Debate
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Entering the Import Business
Five Steps to Importing
Determine Customs Classification
Calculate Customs Quotas and Duties
Find Out Special Customs Regulations
Obtain Outside Agency Approvals
Follow Sampling Procedures
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Navigating the Maze of Import Controls
History of U.S. Customs
Import Controls
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Import Procedures
Protest
Mail Shipments
Foreign Assets Control
Compliance Assessment and Measurement
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions
References
Rewards and Challenges of Export-Import Trade
Exporting America's Fashion Goods Around the World
Reasons for Exporting
Exporting by Entrepreneurs and Young Designers
Smaller Fashion Businesses
Exporting by Retailers
Macy's and Bloomingdale's
Saks, Incorporated
Exporting by Fashion Marketing Organizations
Abercrombie & Fitch
GUESS, Inc.
Est�e Lauder Companies, Inc.
Levi Strauss & Co.
Nike, International
Williams-Sonoma, Incorporated
Exporting by Designers
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion and Activities
References
Getting Paid or Paying for Exports or Imports
Methods of Payment
Cash-in-Advance
Letters of Credit
Documentary Drafts
Open Account
Cosignment
Selecting Your Banker
Summary
Key Terms
Review Questions
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Glossary
Credits
Index
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