Essential Tools of Trade

Posted Sept. 14, 2012, at 2:19 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 9 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Location: Maine International Trade Center, 511 Congress Street, Portland, ME

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Is your company ready to go global, but unsure of where to begin?

This program covers fundamental resources and logistics requirements for success in international trade. Topics include where to find market and tariff research assistance, potential leads, business matchmaking services, and financing options. Understand the advantages of different international payment methods and how foreign exchange rates may impact your bottom line. Learn about Incoterms used for international commercial transactions, the role of a freight forwarder/customs house broker, and required documents for international shippers and receivers.

Join us to learn from industry experts from Maine International Trade Center, Key Bank, and Albatrans.

This program is an important educational opportunity for businesses (or staff) new to exporting or importing.

The Southern Maine Program Series is sponsored by Key Bank.

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