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Another thing to monitor: China’s new sweeping data privacy law

reach when enforcing its laws.

The impact of the Political Environment on International Trade

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.

European Union Value Added Tax (VAT) Reforms – Effective July 1, 2021

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).

Political Risk Management & Trade Development

Two topics – political risk management and trade development — are woefully intertwined, yet many managers continue to view these as separate issues.

Your Company is Probably More Global Than You Realize

In the 1960’s, just 8% of consumer goods sold in the US were made overseas.

Pardon my French! Err Spanish!

It’s hard to believe that my career in international sales/marketing and export development is now in its 23rd year.

Where There’s a Will… Taking Advantage of Opportunities in International Markets

A Midwest manufacturer of customized engine parts used in the automotive industry was presenting at a seminar several years ago.

Ringing in the New Year and the New Administration

I hope that everyone had an enjoyable holiday season and that you and yours are healthy and safe during these trying times.