reach when enforcing its laws.
Trade compliance and logistics have always been tightly interwoven, and the most successful companies understand how to manage both to avoid risk and take advantage of opportunities.
When US companies deal with value added tax in Europe, they often fall into the same avoidable trap – the assumption that VAT is like US sales tax or Goods and Service Tax – GST (it is not) and a belief that VAT does not apply to non-European businesses (it does).
What is a “Made in the USA” claim?
Two topics – political risk management and trade development — are woefully intertwined, yet many managers continue to view these as separate issues.
Chris Wojtowicz brings over two decades of international business experience across multiple sectors to the Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network.
In the 1960’s, just 8% of consumer goods sold in the US were made overseas.
It’s hard to believe that my career in international sales/marketing and export development is now in its 23rd year.
A Midwest manufacturer of customized engine parts used in the automotive industry was presenting at a seminar several years ago.
I hope that everyone had an enjoyable holiday season and that you and yours are healthy and safe during these trying times.