There were no simple how-tos, no trite guarantees of success — just stories of the real risks and rewards of doing business in the trenches of the international marketplace.
The Atlanta Metro Export Plan has announced 35 winners of $5,000 grants intended to boost metro Atlanta companies’ international sales.
Georgia exporters are keen to tap new markets, but many of them are unaware of beneficial tax structures that could help them keep more money on existing export sales, according to a newly released survey of more than 120 exporters by Habif, Arogeti & Wynne LLP. More than half of exporters said tax incentives could […]
An ecstatic Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, has announced that the bank is back in business. Closed on June 30 when its charter expired, the 81-year-old institution was accused by some of being a “crony capitalism slush fund” mainly supporting the country’s largest corporates, while Mr. […]
JPMorgan Chase is giving away $210,000 to help local companies start or expand their export sales. Applications for the Metro Export Challenge opened Oct. 15 at AtlantaExportPortal.com, where companies must submit an assessment of export readiness to be considered for grant funding. After that, eligible firms will be asked to apply for 35 $5,000 grants […]
The arrival of the first containers of imported cold-treated produce at the Port of Savannah this month marks a step forward by the Georgia Ports Authority to attract more imports to balance out its predominant exports. The containers carrying tangelos from farms in Ica, Peru, are part of a U.S. Agricultural Department pilot program permitting […]
Some trade delegations take a shotgun approach to opening new markets: pick influential cities and work backwards to find complementary connections.
Not the Netherlands or Flanders, the Belgian region, whose heads of government led a collaborative and precisely targeted mission to Atlanta last week with more than 100 business leaders and officials in tow.
Mark Rutte visited Atlanta with a delegation of more than 100 people from the Netherlands and Belgium’s Flanders region, who were focused on fostering ties in financial technology, cybersecurity and logistics.
After six days of deliberations on a sweeping trade agreement that officials had hoped to have wrapped up by last Thursday, trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations announced Monday morning in Atlanta that they had reached consensus on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Marathon talks on a sweeping Pacific trade pact continued to drag on in Atlanta Sunday evening, the deal delayed despite a few trade ministers’ statements earlier in the day that the announcement of a final agreement could be imminent.