When a small business opens its borders to international trade, opportunities for growth, sales, and jobs increase. Educating yourself on the ins and outs of exporting gives you the knowledge you need to make confident decisions for your business, products, and employees.
The Missouri SBDC international trade services provide you the resources and training to step into new markets. 95% of the world lives outside the United States, and with small businesses accounting for 97% of U.S. exporters, you are in good company to reach even more buyers.
One-on-one personalized assistance and coaching allow you to learn exactly what you need. Get answers about tariffs, licenses, and international marketing plans, whether you're a seasoned business owner or just getting started. Contact us today and become one of the many Missouri businesses that export internationally.
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News & articles
- Published: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021
Now that you’ve identified a country for export and have selected a path to your customers, it’s a good time to start to think about pricing. You’ll need to make the important decision on what you will charge for your product. In this issue, ...
- Published: Friday, Aug. 27, 2021
The Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) recently brought a new international export business planning platform to small businesses across the state. Knowing the critical role sound export business planning has on the success of ...
- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021
In the previous article, we looked at tools that were available online from US Census sources and through Missouri SBDC counselors to identify potential markets at the country level. This resulted in a prioritized list of countries to consider for ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Now that you have confirmed there are no export restrictions on your product or service, you are ready to develop your strategy to export your product. The effectiveness of the export plan you develop will hold the key to whether the international ...
The World Trade Centers Association stimulates trade and investment opportunities for commercial property developers, economic development agencies, and international businesses looking to connect globally and prosper locally.